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Dan Fortener
Dan Fortener

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kettering, Ohio

High School:
Archbishop Alter

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 199

Position:
S

Birthdate:
07/04/1986

Experience:
2L


Third-year player adds depth at strong safety . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 12 games, primarily on special teams in 2006 . . . ranked No. 11 on special teams with 59 production points . . . credited with seven tackles, including six solo hits . . . made a career-best five stops vs. Northwestern . . . 2005 SEASON: Redshirted . . . earned Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week honors three times in 2005 (vs. Ohio State, Northwestern and Indiana) . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Received special mention on the 2004 Associated Press Division III All-Ohio Team . . . earned All-Southwest Ohio, All- Dayton and All-Greater Catholic League honors as a senior . . . wishbone quarterback led the Knights to a 9-3 record in 2004, including the school's third-straight GCL title . . . accounted for 3,500 all-purpose yards as a senior . . . rushed for nearly 1,100 yards and 17 touchdowns in 2004 . . . averaged 38.5 yards per punt in 2004 . . . . played wide receiver as a junior and caught eight passes for 520 yards (65.0 avg.) and three TDs . . . had six receptions for 360 yards vs. Licking Valley in the third round of the 2003 playoffs, including a 75-yard TD grab . . . three-year starter on the Alter basketball team . . . son of Rick and Linda Fortener . . . born July 4, 1986 . . . majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science - human resources.