Named TSWA all-state as a kick returner and conference Offensive Player of the Year as a senior, Cody Forbes is a four-year letterwinner under coach Shawn Witten at Elizabethton (Tenn.) High School. He helped his team win the conference title and reach the TSSAA state semi-finals in 2009, finishing with an 11-3 mark. A versatile player, Forbes played runningback and receiver, returned kicks and punts, and also played safety and outside linebacker. He was chosen captain of the Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star game. During his career, he averaged nearly six yards per carry on the way to 1,585 rushing yards and 21 touchdowns. He also piled up 674 punt and kick return yards and four touchdowns, and finished with 29 career TDs. As a senior, he had 859 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns, 208 receiving yards and three scores. A real speedster, Forbes was also the TSSAA state champion in the triple jump. He will major in business.
PERSONAL: The son of Kenneth Harville and Marsha Forbes...birthdate is July 8, 1991...full name is Oomanique Cody Forbes...majoring in business.