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#97 Joe Forgy

Height 6-4
Weight 250 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Iowa Falls, Iowa
Previous School Ellsworth CC

2011 – – Saw action in 10 games, recording two solo tackles and nine assists, including 1.5 tackles for loss . . . saw action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, recording one solo tackle, which was a tackle for minus four yards . . . saw action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 13-3 loss at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana, recording three assisted tackles, including a shared tackle for loss . . . saw action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan . . . saw action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 282 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . did not see action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma.

2010 Honors – – Team Leader Award, Defense . . . 2010 – – saw action in 35-7 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 18-13 win at Indiana, but had no statistics.

2009 Honors – – Team Leader Award, Defense . . . 2009 – – redshirted.

Junior College honors – – Honorable mention all-American, along with first team all-region and all-conference honors in 2008 . . . honorable mention all-region in 2007 . . . Career – – led Ellsworth Community College to conference and regional championships in 2008 . . . totaled 40 tackles, including 12 sacks in 2008 . . . team captain.

High school honors – – Earned all-district honors as a linebacker as a senior . . . Career – – Registered 48 tackles, three sacks and two fumble recoveries as a senior . . . also lettered in track as a thrower.

Personal – – Born 2/4/88 . . . interdepartmental studies/pre-business major . . . parents are Julie and Jeff Forgy . . . was homeschooled, but played football at Iowa Falls-Alden High School . . . high school coach was Pat Norem . . . junior college coach was Mike Virden.

Career Bests
Tackles: 3 vs. Indiana, 10/22/11
Solos: 1, twice, last vs. Northwestern, 10/15/11
Assists: 3 vs. Indiana, 10/22/11
Tackles for Loss: 1 at Iowa State, 9/10/11