|Born:||July 2, 1943|
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Position(s)|| Defensive back |
|1989–1999||Saskatchewan Roughriders (General Manager)|
|2003||Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Interim General Manager)|
Alan Ford (born July 2, 1943) is a former Canadian football player and executive. Currently he is a scout for the Montreal Alouettes. He played as defensive back and punter from 1965–1976 for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, and acted as Roughriders general manager from 1989–1999.
He helped the Roughriders win the 1966 Grey Cup,and place second in 1967, in which he made the longest punt in Grey Cup history.
He has been an executive for the Roughriders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, winning the 1989 Grey Cup with the Roughriders as general manager (GM).In the late-2000s, Ford acted as a scout for the Montreal Alouettes.
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