Kynan Forney

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Kynan Forney
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Forney (middle, #65) with the Jaguars
No. -     Free Agent
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-09-08) September 8, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth: Nacogdoches, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 302 lb (137 kg)
Career information
College: Hawaii
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 7 / Pick: 219
Debuted in 2001 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Games played 95
Games started 89
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com

Kynan Lerrol Forney (born September 8, 1978) is an American football player. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Hawaii. Forney has also played for the San Diego Chargers.

College career[edit]

Forney transferred to the University of Hawaii from Trinity Valley (TX) Community College in 1998. As a senior, Forney earned All-Western Athletic Conference honors. He started 11 games at right tackle, collecting 94 knockdown blocks, as the unit allowed only 10 sacks on the season. As a junior, Forney appeared in every game and made five starts.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Forney was drafted in the latter part of the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. Forney immediately made his way into the lineup, starting 8 of 12 games while missing four games due to a nagging toe injury suffered in the season opener. Forney has started 68 of 80 career games and has been a key part of an offensive line responsible for the NFL's top rushing attack in 2004 and 2005. In 2005, Forney was named as a Pro Bowl first-alternate.

On August 29, 2008 the Falcons released him during final cuts.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Two days after his release from the Falcons, Forney agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers on September 1, 2008. He remained with the team the entire season but did not appear in a game.

Scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent in the 2009 offseason, Forney was re-signed to a two-year, $4.8 million contract on February 25. However, he was released during final cuts on September 5.[1]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Forney was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 8, 2009, with the team releasing offensive lineman Dennis Norman to make room on the roster.[2] Has been released from the Jacksonville Jaguars

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