Phil Ford

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Birthday
9, 1956
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

Basketball player known for his legendary career at the University of North Carolina, where he won a slew of awards including the John R. Wooden Award and the ACC Player of the Year Award. He was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team as one of the top 50 players in ACC history.

Before Fame

He graduated from Rocky Mount Senior High School in his home town of Rocky Mount, North Carolina before joining UNC in 1974.

Trivia

He won an NCAA National Championship as an assistant coach for the Tar Heels in 1993.

Family Life

He married Traci Vample in 1988. He has sons named Mitchell and Tyler.

Associated With

His Tar Heel record for career points was surpassed by Tyler Hansbrough in 2008.