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80   Jarmon Fortson
Jarmon Fortson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hurtsboro, AL

High School:
Carver

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 221

Position:
WR


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2010 OUTLOOK
Veteran receiver has all the tools to be one of FSU's top weapons as he continues to develop consistency. A physical, athletic presence, he has the knack for delivering big plays and shown the ability to be a devastating downfield blocker.

2009: Started six of 13 games in 2009 and led the team with four touchdown receptions...posted a career-high 45 receptions, good for a career-high 610 yards...his 46.9 receiving yards a game ranked third on the team and his 13.6 yards per catch leads all returnees...Fortson's one-handed, leaping grab against West Virginia in the Gator Bowl set up the clinching TD...posted a career high seven catches for 77 yards vs. No. 22 Georgia Tech...had a touchdown receptions against No. 1 Florida, No. 7 BYU and Wake Forest...tied for 20th in the ACC for receiving yards per game...his 24 points were good for fifth on the team...541 all-purpose yards put him fifth on the team.

2008: Played in 10 games with his first career start coming against Chattanooga...recorded a catch in six of his 10 games...finished the season with eight receptions for 137 yards and a touchdown, which came in the season opener against Western Carolina...was the lone true freshman on the team with a reception...75% of his receptions resulted in either a first or a touchdown...longest reception of the season went for 42 yards against Florida.

PERSONAL
A four-star prospect as a senior at Carver High, where he earned Class AAA All-State honors...earned SuperPrep All-American honors and was selcted to the AJC Super Southern 100...registered over 1,500 yards and 22 receiving TDs in his final two high school seasons at Carver...led his team to state championship game as senior...boasts size, speed and change-of-direction skills....slected FSU over Auburn, Clemson, Alabama, Kentucky, Louisville and South Carolina...born July 7, 1989.

RECEIVING

G Rec Yds TD Lg R/G A/R A/G
2008 10 8 137 1 42 0.8 17.1 13.7
2009 13 45 610 4 34 3.4 13.6 46.9
Total 23 53 747 5 42 2.3 14.1 32.5

Receiving Career-Highs

Receptions:7, Georgia Tech, 2009

Yards:77, Georgia Tech, 2009

Longest Catch: 42, Florida, 2008

TD: 1, 4 Games, 2009

Longest TD:17, Georgia Tech, 2009

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