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Justin Forsett
RB #21
Height:
5-8
Weight:
194
College:
California
Hometown:
Lakeland, Fla.
Experience:
6
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 97 480 4.9 2,413 5 24.9 13 81 110 22.9 23 3 3
2014 BAL 10 133 13.3 721 5.4 72.1 5 52 35 26.3 8 2 1
2013 JAC 9 6 0.7 31 5.2 3.4 0 10 1 16.7 0 0 0
2012 HOU 16 63 3.9 374 5.9 23.4 1 81T 14 22.2 3 1 0
2011 SEA 16 46 2.9 145 3.2 9.1 1 22T 6 13 1 0 0
2010 SEA 16 118 7.4 523 4.4 32.7 2 32 25 21.2 5 0 0
2009 SEA 16 114 7.1 619 5.4 38.7 4 35 29 25.4 6 0 2
2008 SEA 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 IND 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 97 146 1,052 7.2 10.8 47 1 5 2 41 2
2014 BAL 10 31 202 6.5 20.2 26 0 2 0 7 0
2013 JAC 9 15 82 5.5 9.1 14 0 0 0 5 1
2012 HOU 16 3 38 12.7 2.4 18 0 0 0 2 0
2011 SEA 16 23 128 5.6 8 18 0 0 0 6 0
2010 SEA 16 33 252 7.6 15.8 21 0 1 0 9 0
2009 SEA 16 41 350 8.5 21.9 47 1 2 2 12 1
2008 SEA 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 IND 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 97 13 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 BAL 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 5 5 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 16 3 2 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 IND 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 97 6 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
2014 BAL 10 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 JAC 9 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2012 HOU 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2011 SEA 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2010 SEA 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2009 SEA 16 4 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 2 0 0
2008 SEA 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 IND 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 97 46 372 8.1 29 0 5 0 19 1
2014 BAL 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 16 3 17 5.7 12 0 0 0 0 0
2009 SEA 16 16 92 5.8 20 0 1 0 9 1
2008 SEA 11 23 227 9.9 29 0 3 0 9 0
2008 IND 3 4 36 9 25 0 1 0 1 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 97 39 894 22.9 46 0 30 2 0 0
2014 BAL 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 9 1 21 21 21 0 1 0 0 0
2012 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 16 1 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0
2010 SEA 16 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
2009 SEA 16 18 432 24 46 0 12 2 0 0
2008 SEA 11 7 174 24.9 32 0 7 0 0 0
2008 IND 3 11 248 22.5 28 0 10 0 0 0

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Biography

Sixth-year pro sees action at RB and also as a return specialist … Has played in 78 career games with seven starts including all 16 games in four of five seasons … Has spent time with Seattle, Indianapolis and Houston … Career totals include 341 rushes for 1,661 yards (4.9 avg.) and eight TDs, 100 receptions for 768 yards and 1 TD, 46 punt returns for 372 yards (8.1 avg.) and 38 kickoff returns for 873 yards (23.0 avg.) …  Has two career 100-yard rushing games, both in 2009, and 48 rushes of 10-plus yards …  Four of his eight career rushing TDs came in consecutive games in 2009 … Native of Mulberry, Fla. …

TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted by Seattle in the seventh round (233rd overall) of the 2008 draft … Waived on 9/9/08 … Claimed off waivers by Indianapolis on 9/11/08 … Waived on 10/7/08 … Signed by Seattle to practice squad on 10/9/08 … Activated to 53-man roster on 10/14/08 … Signed by Houston as an unrestricted free agent on 6/4/12 … Signed by Jacksonville as an unrestricted free agent on 3/15/13.

PRO: Sixth-year pro sees action at RB and also as a return specialist … Has played in 78 career games with seven starts including all 16 games in four of five seasons … Has spent time with Seattle, Indianapolis and Houston … Career totals include 341 rushes for 1,661 yards (4.9 avg.) and eight TDs, 100 receptions for 768 yards and 1 TD, 46 punt returns for 372 yards (8.1 avg.) and 38 kickoff returns for 873 yards (23.0 avg.) …  Has two career 100-yard rushing games, both in 2009, and 48 rushes of 10-plus yards …  Four of his eight career rushing TDs came in consecutive games in 2009 … Native of Mulberry, Fla. …

2013: Updated stats

2012: Appeared in all 16 games for the Texans after signing as an unrestricted free agent … Finished with 374 yards on 63 carries (5.9 avg.) and one TD along with three receptions for 38 yards … Also saw action on special teams, finishing with three tackles … Had six carries for 35 yards in the fourth quarter on 9/16 at JAX … Led team with 47 yards on seven carries on 10/14 vs. GB … Had six rushes for 32 yards on 10/21 vs. BAL … Had 25-yard run on 11/11 at CHI … Scored on an 81-yard run in the third quarter on 11/22 at DET, the longest run of his career and the longest run in Texans franchise history … Posted a team-high 64 yards on 14 carries on 12/2 at TEN … Did not play in either postseason game …

2011: Saw action in all 16 games for the third straight season … Totaled 145 yards on 46 carries (3.2 avg.) and one TD along with 23 catches for 128 yards … Had a season-high 31 yards on four carries on 11/20 at STL including a 22-yard TD run …

2010: Played in all 16 games with a career-high five starts … Totaled 523 yards on a career-high 118 carries (4.4 avg.) with two TDs … Had 33 receptions for 252 yards … Returned three punts for 17 yards … Gained 67 yards on 10 carries and scored a TD on 10/17 at CHI

2009: Appeared in all 16 games and recorded two starts … Rushed for a career-high 619 yards on 114 carries (5.9 avg.) with four TDs … Added a career-best 41 receptions for 350 yards and one TD … Returned 16 punts for 92 yards (5.8 avg.) and 18 kickoff returns for 432 yards (24.0 avg.) with a long of 46 yards … Became first player since Shaun Alexander in 2005 to score at least one TD in four consecutive games … Registered first career 100-yard rushing game on 11/15 at ARI with 123 yards on 17 carries (7.2) and one TD … Totaled 80 receiving yards with a long of 47 on 11/22 at MIN … Had career-best numbers on 11/29 at STL with 22 rushes for 130 yards (5.9 avg.) and two TDs …

2008: Played in 14 games as a rookie … Earned spot on Seahawks 53-man roster to open the season, but was waived following week one and claimed off waivers by Indianapolis … Played in three games for the Colts before he was waived on Oct. 7 … Returned to Seahawks practice squad on Oct. 8 and activated to 53-man roster on Oct. 14 … Served as return specialist and had 27 punt returns for 9.7 avg. and 18 kickoff returns for a 23.4 avg.

COLLEGE: Played in 29 games with 18 starts … Ranked third in school history with 3,220 rushing yards and was fourth with 26 rushing TDs on 567 carries … Added 41 receptions for 386 yards and one TD and 10 kickoff returns for 162 yards … Started 13 games as a senior and earned All-Pac-10 Conference first-team honors … Set school single-season record with 305 rushing attempts and ranked second with 1,546 yards along with 15 TDs … Added 22 catches for 202 yards … Appeared in all 13 games as a junior and made two starts … Totaled 626 yards on 119 carries with four TDs and 12 receptions for 116 yards and one score … Served as Marshawn Lynch’s backup as a sophomore and started three of 12 games … Had 132 rushes for 999 yards (7.6 avg.) and six TDs along with seven catches for 68 yards … Saw action as a freshman, mostly on special teams.

PERSONAL: Married (Angela) with son, Judah … Attended Grace Prep Academy in Arlington, Texas for final two seasons … Spent freshman and sophomore years at Polk High School in Mulberry, Fla. before family moved to Texas … Led the Academy to back-to-back state championships in the Texas private school division, earning Class 4A First-Team All-State and Most Valuable Player honors … Member of the Dallas Morning News’ All-Area Top 100 team and participated in the Texas All-Star Game, earning MVP accolades … Scored 63 TDs and rushed for nearly 5,000 yards during final two seasons … Also lettered in basketball and track … Father, Rodney, is a minster and coach … Plays the tenor saxophone and piano … Wife was a former standout volleyball player at California and participated in the U.S. Women’s Volleyball team training camp in 2012 prior to the Olympics ... Born in Lakeland, Fla. … Twitter handle is @JForsett ... Full name: Justin Forsett.

2009: Appeared in all 16 games and recorded two starts … Rushed for a career-high 619 yards on 114 carries (5.9 avg.) with four TDs … Added a career-best 41 receptions for 350 yards and one TD … Returned 16 punts for 92 yards (5.8 avg.) and 18 kickoff returns for 432 yards (24.0 avg.) with a long of 46 yards … Became first player since Shaun Alexander in 2005 to score at least one TD in four consecutive games … Registered first career 100-yard rushing game on 11/15 at ARI with 123 yards on 17 carries (7.2) and one TD … Totaled 80 receiving yards with a long of 47 on 11/22 at MIN … Had career-best numbers on 11/29 at STL with 22 rushes for 130 yards (5.9 avg.) and two TDs …

2008: Played in 14 games as a rookie … Earned spot on Seahawks 53-man roster to open the season, but was waived following week one and claimed off waivers by Indianapolis … Played in three games for the Colts before he was waived on Oct. 7 … Returned to Seahawks practice squad on Oct. 8 and activated to 53-man roster on Oct. 14 … Served as return specialist and had 27 punt returns for 9.7 avg. and 18 kickoff returns for a 23.4 avg.

COLLEGE: Played in 29 games with 18 starts … Ranked third in school history with 3,220 rushing yards and was fourth with 26 rushing TDs on 567 carries … Added 41 receptions for 386 yards and one TD and 10 kickoff returns for 162 yards … Started 13 games as a senior and earned All-Pac-10 Conference first-team honors … Set school single-season record with 305 rushing attempts and ranked second with 1,546 yards along with 15 TDs … Added 22 catches for 202 yards … Appeared in all 13 games as a junior and made two starts … Totaled 626 yards on 119 carries with four TDs and 12 receptions for 116 yards and one score … Served as Marshawn Lynch’s backup as a sophomore and started three of 12 games … Had 132 rushes for 999 yards (7.6 avg.) and six TDs along with seven catches for 68 yards … Saw action as a freshman, mostly on special teams.

PERSONAL: Married (Angela) … Attended Grace Prep Academy in Arlington, Texas for final two seasons … Spent freshman and sophomore years at Polk High School in Mulberry, Fla. before family moved to Texas … Led the Academy to back-to-back state championships in the Texas private school division, earning Class 4A First-Team All-State and Most Valuable Player honors … Member of the Dallas Morning News’ All-Area Top 100 team and participated in the Texas All-Star Game, earning MVP accolades … Scored 63 TDs and rushed for nearly 5,000 yards during final two seasons … Also lettered in basketball and track … Father, Rodney, is a minster and coach … Plays the tenor saxophone and piano … Born in Lakeland, Fla. … Twitter handle is @JForsett …  Full name: Justin Forsett.

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