5 - Chris Forcier
Chris Forcier
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: St. Augustine
Position: QB

Furman: (for-see-A)...transfer who joined the Furman program in June following two seasons at UCLA where he redshirted in 2007 and played sparingly in a reserve role in 2008...has three seasons of eligibility remaining...can play this fall due to NCAA (FBS to FCS transfer rules)...expected to compete with returning senior signal caller Jordan Sorrells for the starting job...sports excellent speed...is the second quarterback transfer Furman has taken in the Bobby Lamb era (Ingle Martin, 2004). 2008 -- Saw limited action in seven games as a backup quarterback at UCLA...completed 3-of-11 passes for 22 yards and a touchdown...rushed 14 times for 33 yards...scoring strike covered nine yards against California...ran four times for 19 yards against Stanford. 2007 -- Member of scout team.

High School: 2007 graduate of St. Augustine High School...football coach was Jerry Ralph...attended Carlsbad High School his sophomore year...threw for 5,241 yards and 60 touchdowns, and rushed for over 1,154 yards and 18 touchdowns in his prep career...as a senior threw for 2,347 yards and 23 touchdowns, completing 158 of 291 passes...ran for 631 yards and scored 10 rushing touchdowns...PrepStar and SuperPrep All-American...No. 7 ranked dual-threat quarterback in nation and No. 17 player in California by rivals.com...ranked No. 13 quarterback nationally by ESPN.com...rated No. 14 quarterback nationally and No. 28 player in California by SuperPrep...earned four stars from rivals.com and scout.com...rated No. 19 quarterback nationally, No. 3 quarterback and No. 27 player in California by scout.com...member of Tacoma News Tribune Western 100...led team to CIF titles as a junior and senior...member of San Diego Union-Tribune All-Star first team... San Diego's Eastern League Offensive Player of the Year...two-time first-team all-state all-purpose (medium schools) selection by Cal-Hi Sports...MVP of the 2005 CIF Championship game...also was a member of the track team (100m, 200m, 4 x 100 relay).

Personal: Full Name: Christopher Michael Forcier... born October 24, 1988, in San Diego, California...son of Michael and Suzanne Forcier...has two brothers, Jason, who played at Stanford, and Tate (member of the Michigan football team)...grandfather graduated from UCLA...undeclared major.