2013 Played all 13 games (13 starts) while starting all 13 games at right tackle... helped the Red Raiders to a 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) at the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego where the Red Raiders offensive line didn't allow a sack against the Sun Devils, who ranked near the top of the Pac-12 with 40 sacks on the season.
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.