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Aaron Fortenberry
Aaron  Fortenberry
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Era, TX

High School:
Era HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 308

Position:
OL


2011
Started in all 12 games at offensive line and helped block for North Texas' all-time rushing leader, Lance Dunbar ... Helped lead the way for Lance Dunbar to gain 139 yards on the ground against ULM ... Protected quarterback Derek Thompson to allow him to throw for a career high 332 yards and three touchdowns ... Collected his third start at center against Indiana, paving the way for 226 yards on the ground ... Was a member of the offensive line that allowed no sacks to Houston, Alabama, or Indiana ... Picked up the start at right tackle against FIU.

2010
Shared the Phillip Armour Award for being North Texas' Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman with Kelvin Drake and Esteban Santiago ... Played in 11 games and started the last nine games of the year at center, filling in for injuries ... As a team, North Texas allowed 2.0 fewer sacks a game in games he started in comparasion to games he did not start ... Part of an offensive line which helped North Texas have the 19th-ranked rushing offense in the nation ... Blocked for running back Lance Dunbar, who ran for 1,553 yards, which ranked 8th in the NCAA, second in the Sun Belt, and was the third most in a single-season at North Texas.

2009
Played in all 12 games as a backup on the offensive line.

2008
Redshirted.

High School/Personal
Was a first-team all-state offensive lineman as a senior and a second-team all-state player as a defensive lineman ... Was a two-time first-team all-district player his junior and senior year as an offensive and defensive lineman

North Texas Mean Green