Head Coaches

Robert Ford


In 1973, Robert Ford began a highly successful four-decade career as an assistant head coach and college recruiter. His journey began at the High School level in Houston, Texas and led to a trio of Super Bowl championships in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys. In those early days, Ford began teaching young wide receivers the art of catching footballs. In the 80’s, he moved up the coaching tree as wide receivers coach at Mississippi State, University of Kansas, Texas Tech and Texas A&M University.

From 1991- 2007, he enjoyed a highly successful coaching career at the NFL level serving as position coach for the aforementioned Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, Arizona Cardinals and Oakland Raiders. After working at the highest levels coaching standout NFL players such as Jay Novachak, O.J. McDuffie, Larry Fitzgerald, Anquan Boldin, Cris Carter and Randy Moss, he returned to his college coaching roots to become the Wide Receiver coach at Texas Southern University.

About MLFB Staff

Major League Football Inc. is a publicly traded, professional spring football league. MLFB is dedicated to creating an innovative, accessible, and fan-owned game, which is scheduled to kick off in 2017. MLFB’s strategically placed spring / summer season will fill a critical need for outdoor football at that time of the year when sports content is in high demand.