Curly Lambeau Football League
09-15-2025
#29|Linus Ford Safety
Waivers
BIOGRAPHICAL DATA
Total Rating  Help Conditioning 94%
Status Waivers Potential
Age 33 Born 09-07-1992 in Greensburg, PA
Drafted Round 1, Pick 16 (2013) Experience 11 Years (198 Wks)
College State University of Ohio, 2014 Salary 845 ($2.589M/2025 $)
OFFENSE DEFENSE SPEC TEAMS
Throw Power Catching D- Pass Cover Kick Power C+
Throw Acc D+ Pass Blocking Run Cover C+ Kick Acc
Carrying Run Blocking D- Tackling Kick Return C+
        Pursuit B+    
PHYSICAL MENTAL DEXTERITY
Speed Stamina C- Execution B+ Agility C+
Strength Health D+ Aggressiveness B- Hands C-
Jumping B-     Attitude Break Tackle D-
ROLES
QB C DT SS B- K GUN
WR C- G D+ DE FS P KR C-
HB/TB C- T D+ ILB CB C+ LS KRB D+
FB D+ TE D+ OLB C+ H D+ HT C- KOS
Year Team G GS TKL SOLO AST SACK SAF STF DEF BRK INT INTY AVG LNG TD FF
2013 CLE 13 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2014 CLE 14 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1 2 15 7.5 12 0 0
2015 CLE 16 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1 1 19 19.0 19 0 0
2016 CLE 8 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1 2 14 7.0 9 0 0
2017 CLE 16 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 2 4 66 16.5 49 1 0
2018 CLE 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 2 2 51 25.5 51 1 0
2019 CLE 16 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 4 3 30 10.0 21 0 0
2020 CLE 16 7 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 6 2 24 12.0 13 0 0
2021 CLE 16 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 3 1 10 10.0 10 0 0
2022 CLE 16 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 3 1 4 4.0 4 0 0
2023 CLE 16 13 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
Total   163 89 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 42 24 18 233 12.9 51 2 0

Career Transactions
DateTransaction
08-24-2025The Cleveland Ironmen have automatically waived Linus Ford to comply with the 65-man roster limit.
01-19-2025The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Linus Ford from the waiver wire; however, as he was traded or waived after the deadline and has not spent a full week on the wire, he will not be eligible for the postseason.
01-19-2025The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Linus Ford.
01-19-2025The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Linus Ford from the waiver wire.
09-08-2024The Cleveland Ironmen have automatically waived Linus Ford to comply with the 53-man roster limit.
09-02-2024The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Tony Colavito, Amos Justice, Rick Cleveland, Jack Armour, and Cleveland Fisk to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved John Gehrke, Bob Harrah, Ron Grahame, Frank Rodriguez, and Linus Ford to the inactive roster.
09-05-2022The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Jack Armour, Rex Viceroy, Linus Ford, Rick Cleveland, and J.C. Caroline to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Herb Frisbee, Andy Tommy, Rodger Bird, Mighty Joe Young, and Soupy Sales to the inactive roster.
05-01-2022The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Hubert Bobo, Frank Zappa, John Singer, Olaf Sven, and Jim Skipper to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Lorenzo Styles, Rex Viceroy, Linus Ford, Jim Colgate, and J.C. Caroline to the inactive roster.
09-05-2021The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Buzz Nutter, Jake Olsavsky, Jim Colgate, Bob Dee, Hank Libby, Bill Line, J.C. Caroline, Elijah Pitts, Jack Armour, Linus Ford, Bart Starr, Rodger Bird, Blaine Nye, Bruce Tarbox, John Mackey, Dick Butkus, and Mel Tom to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Adrian Cronhauer, George Achica, Duncan Hines, Bob Babich, Soupy Sales, Jack Butler, Jackie Lomax, Laval Short, Gump Worsley, Earl Belgrave, Mike Raines, Dickie Post, Bill Atessis, "Special Delivery" Jones, George Tongue, Hubert Bobo, and Dew Hickey to the inactive roster.
08-09-2021The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Olaf Sven, Johnny Seven, Tim Murphy, Jim Phillips, Elmore James, and Jack Butler to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Linus Ford, Rex Viceroy, Rodger Bird, Soupy Sales, J.C. Caroline, and Willie Wood to the inactive roster.
08-31-2020The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Linus Ford to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Coker Buckeye to the inactive roster.
08-10-2020The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bill Elliott, John Singer, Steve O'Neill, George Foules, Ricky Nelson, Zeke Amyx, Skipper Zaleski, Joe Duquesne, George Achica, Jozo Brcic, Joe Card, Paige Bennett, John Spilis, Stevie Thomas, Laval Short, Hubert Bobo, Dave Birx, Adrian Cronhauer, and Bob Obee to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Mel Tom, Bob Babich, Bake Turner, John Mackey, Linus Ford, Bill Line, Rodger Bird, Dick Butkus, Jabo Biggs, Lorenzo Styles, Jake Olsavsky, Jack Cloud, Jim Colgate, Spike Warren, Jack Armour, Bart Starr, Dana Coin, Jack Zilly, Elijah Pitts, Bobby Victor, and Hank Libby to the inactive roster.
09-02-2019The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Bob Babich, Bill Line, Mel Tom, Dick Butkus, Rodger Bird, Jabo Biggs, Linus Ford, and Willie Wood to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Lisle Blackbourne, Hubert Bobo, Zeke Amyx, Merlin Fields, Joe Duquesne, Olaf Sven, John Singer, Coker Buckeye, Laval Short, and Bill Atessis to the inactive roster.
08-05-2019The Cleveland Ironmen have moved John Singer, Chuck McKinney, Johnny Seven, Lisle Blackbourne, Zeke Amyx, Jozo Brcic, Zeke Gaines, Allan Ellis, Hubert Bobo, Merlin Fields, Dalva Allen, and Doug Smythe to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Mel Tom, Bob Babich, Linus Ford, Rex Viceroy, Bill Line, Rodger Bird, Dick Butkus, Jabo Biggs, Lorenzo Styles, Stooge Stuart, Jack Tatum, Soupy Sales, Jim Colgate, J.C. Caroline, and Willie Wood to the inactive roster.
09-03-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Willie Wood, Dick Butkus, Bill Line, Spike Warren, Mel Tom, Linus Ford, Rodger Bird, Jabo Biggs, Soupy Sales, and Joe Duquesne to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Pettis Norman, Dick Evey, Stu Martin, Chukie Althoff, Rickey Orange, Lisle Blackbourne, Jozo Brcic, Jerry Muckensturm, Terry Glasgow, and Bernard Smith to the inactive roster.
08-06-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Steve Leftridge, Roger Maness, Jim Copley, Zeke Amyx, George Achica, Jozo Brcic, Jerrott Scott, Bernard Smith, Jason Trotter, Spider Lockhart, Rankin Hunley, Gene Evans, and Vernon Gholston to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Mel Tom, Bob Babich, Linus Ford, Bill Line, Rodger Bird, Dick Butkus, Jabo Biggs, Stooge Stuart, Jack Tatum, Soupy Sales, Jim Colgate, Jack Zilly, and Willie Wood to the inactive roster.
08-21-2017The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Van Brownson, Roger Pillath, Bob Dee, Jack Tatum, Joe Duquesne, Robin Earl, Andy Ballantine, Bob Babich, Terry Falcon, Leland Glass, "Special Delivery" Jones, Bake Turner, and Linus Ford to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Nick Lyles, Tony Longo, Zeke Amyx, Brian Fitzgerald, Ron Harris, Frank Morris, J.D. Quackenbush, Dick Gordon, Wayne Valley, Rankin Hunley, Rene Aberjonois, Vernon Gholston, Boyd Brim, Mickey Slaughter, and Jozo Brcic to the inactive roster.
08-07-2017The Cleveland Ironmen have moved John McCall, Frank Morris, Boyd Brim, Lisle Blackbourne, Mickey Slaughter, Tony Longo, Zeke Amyx, Denver Johnson, George Achica, Tom McElroy, Willie Zellner, Allen Bigby, Spider Lockhart, Rankin Hunley, Bob Jeter, Roman Gabriel, Brian Fitzgerald, Coker Buckeye, Vernon Gholston, Ron Harris, Dalva Allen, and Dennis Brock to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Mel Tom, Bob Babich, Andy Ballantine, Linus Ford, Bill Line, Gene Krupa, Rodger Bird, Dick Butkus, Jabo Biggs, Stooge Stuart, Jack Tatum, Jim Colgate, Joe Duquesne, Van Brownson, Dick Himes, Bart Starr, Dana Coin, Jack Zilly, Willie Wood, Gus Grissom, Bob Dee, and Buzz Nutter to the inactive roster.
12-19-2016The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Linus Ford to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Coker Buckeye to the inactive roster.
12-12-2016The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Robin Earl and Stooge Stuart to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Jake Olsavsky and Linus Ford to the inactive roster.
12-12-2016The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Jake Olsavsky and Linus Ford to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Robin Earl and Stooge Stuart to the inactive roster.
10-24-2016The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Stooge Stuart to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Linus Ford to the inactive roster.
10-23-2016Linus Ford of the Cleveland Ironmen is injured with a hip fracture and is expected to be out for approximately 61 days.
09-05-2016The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Mel Tom, Linus Ford, Rodger Bird, Dick Butkus, Jabo Biggs, Jack Tatum, Willie Wood, and Elijah Pitts to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Lisle Blackbourne, Steve Brown, Nick Lyles, Dick Curry, Jozo Brcic, Marty Norris, Hank Taylor, Spider Lockhart, George Steele, and Bob Jeter to the inactive roster.
08-08-2016The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Tony Longo, Spider Lockhart, Stooge Stuart, and Soupy Sales to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Coker Buckeye, Mike Guess, Rodger Bird, and Linus Ford to the inactive roster.
08-24-2015The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Lisle Blackbourne, Bill Olds, Van Brownson, Robin Earl, Andy Ballantine, Jack Zilly, Bob Babich, Bill Line, Dick Gordon, Lionel Aldridge, Mike LaHood, Jim Colgate, and Linus Ford to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Nick Lyles, Jeff Serwanga, Rudy Bukich, Duane Smith, James Hancock, Frank Morris, Bill Roe, Wayne Valley, Dalva Allen, Albert Anastasia, Jesse Owens, Eric Stinson, and Don Studwell to the inactive roster.
08-10-2015The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Don Studwell, Dick Boures, Frank Morris, Boyd Brim, Eric Stinson, Bucky McAdams, Zeke Amyx, Charles Larson, Gene Leftridge, Bill Roe, Grant Stabler, Joe Sigurdson, Ephraim Harris, and Marvin Beatty to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Mel Tom, Bob Babich, Linus Ford, Bill Line, Rodger Bird, Dick Butkus, Jack Tatum, Jim Colgate, Joe Duquesne, Jack Zilly, Willie Wood, Bob Jeter, Vernon Vanoy, and Lionel Aldridge to the inactive roster.
10-13-2014The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Van Brownson, Linus Ford, and Dick Gordon to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Roman Gabriel, Lisle Blackbourne, and Augie Pabst to the inactive roster.
10-06-2014The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Lisle Blackbourne, Augie Pabst, and Lionel Taylor to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Soupy Sales, Linus Ford, and Dick Gordon to the inactive roster.
09-23-2013The Cleveland Ironmen have changed Larry Mercer's name to Linus Ford.
08-05-2013The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Warren Milks, Matt Stringer, Bake Bellamy, Larry Mercer, Chris Maloney, and Ray Wallace to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Chuck Guy, Fair Hooker, Jack Tatum, Mike Guess, Gene Krupa, and Don Poppowell to the inactive roster.