Stone Forsythe

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Stone Forsythe
No. 78 – Seattle Seahawks
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1997-12-29) December 29, 1997 (age 25)
Winter Garden, Florida, U.S.
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:307 lb (139 kg)
Career information
High school:West Orange (Winter Garden, Florida)
College:Florida (2016–2020)
NFL Draft:2021 / Round: 6 / Pick: 208
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2022
Games played:27
Games started:1
Player stats at · PFR

Stone Forsythe (December 29, 1997) is an American football offensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida.

Early life and high school[edit]

Forsythe was born and grew up in Winter Garden, Florida, and attended West Orange High School. He committed to play college football at Florida over offers from Kentucky and Duke.[1]

College career[edit]

Forsythe redshirted his true freshman season. He saw his first playing time when he started the final two games of his redshirt freshman season.[2] Forsythe played in all 13 of Florida's games with one start as a redshirt sophomore.[3] He became a starter going into his redshirt junior season and started the final 25 games of his career.[4] Forsythe appeared in 40 games with 28 starts over the course of his collegiate career.[5]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 8 in
(2.03 m)
307 lb
(139 kg)
34+38 in
(0.87 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
5.13 s 1.82 s 2.96 s 4.63 s 7.47 s 27.5 in
(0.70 m)
8 ft 7 in
(2.62 m)
25 reps
All values from Pro Day[6][7]

Forsythe was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round, 208th overall, of the 2021 NFL Draft.[8] On May 14, 2021, Forsythe signed his four-year rookie contract with Seattle worth over $3.6 million and a signing bonus of $166,000.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Forsythe's father, Ray Forsythe, played college football at Kent State and UCF and professionally for the Cincinnati Bengals, the Amsterdam Admirals, and the Orlando Predators.[10]


  1. ^ "OL Stone Forsythe commits to Florida Gators". Orlando Sentinel. May 7, 2015.
  2. ^ "Florida's Stone Forsythe was a mountain on the offensive line in 2020".
  3. ^ "Stone Forsythe - Offensive Tackle Florida Gators 2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report".
  4. ^ "What Florida Gators OT Stone Forsythe Will Bring to His NFL Team".
  5. ^ "Stone Forsythe: Looking to the NFL".
  6. ^ "Stone Forsythe Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". Retrieved July 6, 2021.
  7. ^ "Stone Forsythe, Florida, OT, 2021 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". Retrieved July 6, 2021.
  8. ^ Boyle, John (May 1, 2021). "Seahawks Select OT Stone Forsythe With Pick No. 208 In 2021 NFL Draft".
  9. ^ Condotta, Bob (May 14, 2021). "Seahawks' Stone Forsythe looks like he can 'perfectly fit' left tackle, says coach Pete Carroll". Retrieved May 23, 2021.
  10. ^ Taylor, G. Allan (December 4, 2020). "Stone Forsythe appreciates his toughest critic even more after father's stroke". The Athletic.

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