Team Members Read to A.D. Henderson Students
FAU Opens 2013 at Miami
Eight student-athletes were named to the president's list after earning a perfect 4.0 GPA for fall 2012.
Dukes sets school record with 204 receiving yards
Defense forces four turnovers in the victory
2011: Saw action in seven games...recorded seven carries for a total of 13 yards and two catches for 11 yards at Florida...posted two carries versus Middle Tennessee for four and two at FIU for 10 yards and he matched his season-long eight yards set at Florida versus FIU...added a catch at Troy for 19 yards.
2010: Saw action in nine games in 2010 both in the backfield and on special teams...had two carries for a total of eight yards, his career long carry of seven yards, at Texas...tallied four kick returns...the first was versus UAB, his second, a career long of 25 yards was versus ULM...added a 15 yard return at Arkansas State and a six yard return versus Troy...earned six tackles, including four solo...first career tackle was a solo at ULM...his game high of two, a solo and an assist, was versus FIU and his final tackle, an assist was versus Troy.
2009: Redshirted the season.
High School: Played for Josh Shapiro at Everglades High School where he rushed for 920 yards and recorded 25 receptions for 120 yards...earned first team All-County and second team All-State...two-sport athlete (football and track...runs the 100 in 10.8 and also competes in the 200 and long jump).
Personal: Biological science major...son of Shermon Fortner and Grandson of Claretha Timmons...born in Miami, FL.