LSU RB Michael Ford cleared to play 

August, 30, 2012
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LSU running back Michael Ford has been cleared to play in Saturday's season opener against North Texas, team spokesman Michael Bonnette confirmed Thursday.

LSU coach Les Miles said in a press conference Monday that Ford and linebacker Tahj Jones had run into issues with academic eligibility, but that both players were undergoing an appeal.

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