Matt Forte

Date of Birth
Dec. 09, 1985
218 lbs


Matthew Garrett Forté, usually known as Matt Forté, was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on December 10, 1985. A running back for the Chicago Bears, he is one of the greatest rushers in franchise history, in terms of career rushing yards. Forté has been named to the Pro Bowl on two occasions during his career so far, and was a finalist for the FedEx Ground Player of the Year Award at the conclusion of the 2013 season.

Forté played football for Slidell High School and graduated in 2004, choosing to attend Tulane University. During his college football career, he was twice named All-Conference USA and was named third team All-American in 2007. The 2007 season also saw him become a semi finalist for the Maxwell Award and the Doak Walker Award. In addition, Forté attracted significant attentio...

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