Kynan Forney

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Kynan Forney
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Forney (middle, #65) with the Jaguars
No. 65, 67
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-09-08) September 8, 1978 (age 38)
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
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • All-WAC (2000)
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 95
Games started: 89
Fumble recoveries: 1
Player stats at

Kynan Lerrol Forney (born September 8, 1978) is a former 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 started 68 of 80 career games with the Falcons and was 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 Forney 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] Forney was subsequently released by the Jaguars. He officially retired in 2010.[3]


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