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Josh Forrest
OLB #59
Height:
6-3
Weight:
240
College:
Kentucky
Hometown:
Paducah, KY
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 10 9 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2017 SEA 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 LA 10 9 6 3 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Los Angeles in the sixth round (190th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft (4/30/16).

2016 SEASON: Saw action in 10 games in his rookie campaign, starting two at the linebacker position...saw significant action on special teams at the linebacker position before being placed on injured reserve in Week 12...collected 16 tackles (10 solo)... recorded one pass defensed and recovered one fumble...racked up four special teams tackles...at San Francisco (9/13): Made his NFL debut...contributed at outside linebacker...at Tampa Bay (9/25): Recorded four tackles (three solo) at outside linebacker...at Arizona (10/2): Recorved his first career fumble at outside linebacker...saw action significant action on special teams... vs. Buffalo (10/9): Made first career NFL start on defense...tallied three tackles (one solo) and recorded his first career tackle on special teams...at Detroit (10/16): Recorded four solo tackes at linebacker...tallied one special teams tackle...vs. Miami (11/20): Recorded two tackles (one solo) before he left the game with an injury in the second quarter.

COLLEGE: Played in 45 games, started 24...career honors include: All-SEC, third team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2015), Butkus Award Watch List for nation’s top linebacker (2015), Bednarik Award Watch List for nation’s top defender (2015), All-SEC third team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2014), SEC Academic Honor Roll (2012)...led UK in tackles in both his junior and senior seasons...career totals include 232 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 quarterback sacks, five interceptions, seven pass breakups, two fumbles caused and four quarterback hurries...began his college career as a freshman receiver before moving to defense in 2012...contributed as a reserve linebacker and on special teams as a redshirt freshman and sophomore...only began playing football as a junior in high school...ranked third in the SEC in tackles per game with 9.2 in 2014 ... Earned All-SEC third team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2014) and SEC Academic Honor Roll (2012).

PERSONAL: Attended Tilghman High School...earned first-team All-State as a senior by the Louisville Courier-Journal…also named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top-22 players in Kentucky…won three regional player of the year awards…at wide receiver, caught 46 passes for 855 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior…as a defensive back, he picked off seven passes during his senior season and returned three for touchdowns…also had an 85-yard fumble return for a touchdown…earned honorable-mention All-State honors in his first year in football, while helping lead Tilghman High School to the Class AAA state championship…earned honorable-mention All-State in basketball as a junior and senior, leading Tilghman to the First Region championship and a berth in the Sweet 16 state tournament during his junior year…participated in track in the 400-meter dash and a pair of relays...born in Paducah, Ky.…son of Iris and Tony Horice…completed his degree in community and leadership development, added a second major in communications.
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Los Angeles in the sixth round (190th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft (4/30/16).

2016 SEASON: Saw action in 10 games in his rookie campaign, starting two at the linebacker position...saw significant action on special teams at the linebacker position before being placed on injured reserve in Week 12...collected 16 tackles (10 solo)... recorded one pass defensed and recovered one fumble...racked up four special teams tackles...at San Francisco (9/13): Made his NFL debut...contributed at outside linebacker...at Tampa Bay (9/25): Recorded four tackles (three solo) at outside linebacker...at Arizona (10/2): Recorved his first career fumble at outside linebacker...saw action significant action on special teams... vs. Buffalo (10/9): Made first career NFL start on defense...tallied three tackles (one solo) and recorded his first career tackle on special teams...at Detroit (10/16): Recorded four solo tackes at linebacker...tallied one special teams tackle...vs. Miami (11/20): Recorded two tackles (one solo) before he left the game with an injury in the second quarter.

COLLEGE: Played in 45 games, started 24...career honors include: All-SEC, third team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2015), Butkus Award Watch List for nation’s top linebacker (2015), Bednarik Award Watch List for nation’s top defender (2015), All-SEC third team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2014), SEC Academic Honor Roll (2012)...led UK in tackles in both his junior and senior seasons...career totals include 232 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 quarterback sacks, five interceptions, seven pass breakups, two fumbles caused and four quarterback hurries...began his college career as a freshman receiver before moving to defense in 2012...contributed as a reserve linebacker and on special teams as a redshirt freshman and sophomore...only began playing football as a junior in high school...ranked third in the SEC in tackles per game with 9.2 in 2014 ... Earned All-SEC third team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2014) and SEC Academic Honor Roll (2012).

PERSONAL: Attended Tilghman High School...earned first-team All-State as a senior by the Louisville Courier-Journal…also named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top-22 players in Kentucky…won three regional player of the year awards…at wide receiver, caught 46 passes for 855 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior…as a defensive back, he picked off seven passes during his senior season and returned three for touchdowns…also had an 85-yard fumble return for a touchdown…earned honorable-mention All-State honors in his first year in football, while helping lead Tilghman High School to the Class AAA state championship…earned honorable-mention All-State in basketball as a junior and senior, leading Tilghman to the First Region championship and a berth in the Sweet 16 state tournament during his junior year…participated in track in the 400-meter dash and a pair of relays...born in Paducah, Ky.…son of Iris and Tony Horice…completed his degree in community and leadership development, added a second major in communications.
 

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