T.J. Ford had his No. 11 retired at halftime of the Texas vs. Oklahoma game at the Erwin Center on Feb. 8, 2004. He admires his framed jersey given to him by Texas Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds. (Ralph Barrera/AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Happy birthday, T.J. Ford!

Posted March 24th, 2016

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Happy birthday to Longhorn great T.J. Ford, who celebrates his 33rd birthday today!

The former Texas point guard, who was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame last month, led the Longhorns to the 2003 NCAA Final Four. We’re celebrating his birthday with a look back at his time on the Forty Acres: Photos: T.J. Ford through the years.

Texas' T.J. Ford leaps high off the floor attempting a slam dunk during the team's shootaround at the Superdome in New Orleans on April 4, 2003, two days before the Longhorns faced Syracuse in the Final Four. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/AMERICAN-STATESMAN)
Texas’ T.J. Ford leaps high off the floor attempting a slam dunk during the team’s shootaround at the Superdome in New Orleans on April 4, 2003, two days before the Longhorns faced Syracuse in the Final Four. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

 

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