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23 - Cody Forbes
Cody Forbes
Height: 5-11
Weight: 205
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Elizabethton, Tenn.
High School: Elizabethton
Position: RB

A multi-talented athlete, Cody found a home in Tech's backfield as a true freshman and saw his playig time and contributions increase throughout the season...comes into the 2011 season listed at the "B" runningback position...a strong, north-south ball carrier...runs good routes out of the backfield and provides a dangerous threat as a receiver.

AT TECH (In 2010):
Cody played in nine of Tech's 11 games as a true freshman, and saw his playing time increase deeper into the season...finished the year with 24 carries for 115 rushing yards and one touchdown...had four carries for 12 yards at Arkansas...most activity came at Murray State when he had nine carries for 38 yards...rushed four times for 33 yards, including a season-best run of 17 yards, in the game against Eastern Kentucky...scored a two-yard touchdown -- his first career touchdown as a Golden Eagles -- in Tech's thrilling fourth-qurter comeback win over Jacksonville State. 

HIGH SCHOOL:
Named TSWA all-state as a kick returner and conference Offensive Player of the Year as a senior...a four-year letterwinner under coach Shawn Witten at Elizabethton (Tenn.) High School...helped his team win the conference title and reach the TSSAA state semi-finals in 2009, finishing with an 11-3 mark...played runningback and receiver, returned kicks and punts, and also played safety and outside linebacker...chosen captain of the Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star game...averaged nearly six yards per carry during his career on the way to 1,585 rushing yards and 21 touchdowns...also piled up 674 punt and kick return yards and four touchdowns, and finished with 29 career TDs...as a senior he had 859 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns, 208 receiving yards and three scores...the TSSAA state champion in the triple jump on the track & field team.

PERSONAL: The son of Kenneth Harville and Marsha Forbes...birthdate is July 8, 1991...full name is Oomanique Cody Forbes...majoring in business.