2012 Played in three games (0 starts) primarily as a backup on the offensive line... made career debut against Northwestern State (9/1) in the season opener... part of the offensive line that helped pave the way for the Red Raider running backs that rushed for 1,674 yards during the regular season (12 games) - the most by Texas Tech since 1998 (2,219).
MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston, Miss... helped team to back-to-back Mississippi bowl wins... tallied a 20-4 record during two seasons... named second team all-state... played two different positions during his career... lined up at guard during his freshman season before switching over to tackle as a sophomore ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Louisiana-Lafayette and South Florida... Junior College Coach: Steve Campbell.
HIGH SCHOOL Bowling Green High School in Franklinton, La... helped team advance to the third round of the state playoffs... named all-district, all-state and received district defensive most valuable player... also competed in basketball... High School Coaches: Brett Beard and Pat King.
PERSONAL Alcus "Rashad" Fortenberry... born December 28, 1990, in Tylertown, Miss... son of Tyrone Holmes and Wander Fortenberry... has three younger sibliings, Bendrick Fortenberry, Porsha Taylor and Tyreion Holmes... university studies major at Texas Tech.