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.
LSU vs. MSU will be battle of playmakers
The MSU Bulldogs go into Baton Rouge on Saturday night having lost 14 in a row to the LSU Tigers.
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