Isaiah Ford undergoes knee surgery

DURHAM, NC - NOVEMBER 05: Isaiah Ford
DURHAM, NC - NOVEMBER 05: Isaiah Ford /

Injury news has been flying out of Miami Dolphins camp, and a former member of the Hokies has been affected

Former Virginia Tech wide receiver Isaiah Ford has suffered a knee injury at Miami Dolphins training camp, and has undergone surgery.

As Garafolo points out, the timetable for a return for Ford is unknown, but there is a chance that he could be placed on injured reserve by the Dolphins, potentially ending his season if they do not designate him to return after week six.

Ford declared for the NFL Draft after his junior campaign with the Hokies, and was ultimately selected by the Dolphins in the seventh round this past April. While he slipped down the draft board much further than some expected, he was making good progress in camp and was a candidate to make the roster this fall in Miami.

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While the extent of the injury has not been made public, a TBD timetable likely signals that it was not a full tear of the ACL, which would require a six-to-nine month recovery time that would without a doubt end his season.

It seems to be a significant injury nonetheless, which is not ideal for Ford, who was pushing hard to make the Dolphins roster.

The support for Ford, both from the fans and his teammates has not been lost on his mother, who tweeted out a picture of star wide receiver Jarvis Landry, who was at the hospital with Ford and his family.

Ford will now turn his attention to rehabilitation as he faces an uncertain NFL future with the Dolphins.