|Place of birth: Washington, D.C.|
Name Khairi Fortt
Parents Tabitha Fortt, Guy Fortt
|Roster status: Active|
Weight 109 kg
High school: Stamford (CT)
Height 1.88 m
|Date of birth: (1992-03-24) March 24, 1992 (age 23)|
NFL draft: 2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 126
Role American football linebacker
College California Golden Bears football
Number 58 (Jacksonville Jaguars / Linebacker)
Cal football lb khairi fortt post practice sept 25 2013
Khairi Fortt (born March 24, 1992) is an American football linebacker for the Washington Redskins. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Penn State and California.
- Cal football lb khairi fortt post practice sept 25 2013
- Saints pick khairi fortt in 4th round in 2014 draft
- College career
- New Orleans Saints
- Cincinnati Bengals
- Jacksonville Jaguars
- Seattle Seahawks
- Washington Redskins
Saints pick khairi fortt in 4th round in 2014 draft
After being selected to play in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Fortt began his college career at Penn State, then transferred to Cal after the 2011 scandal that resulted in extensive sanctions against the Penn State program.
New Orleans Saints
The New Orleans Saints drafted Fortt in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL draft. In training camp they made the decision to move him to outside linebacker and emphasize his pass rushing ability. On September 3, 2014, he was placed on the short term injured reserve list, with the possibility of returning to the active roster later in the season. However, Fortt was waived on October 6, 2014.
Fortt was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Bengals on October 7, 2014. The Bengals cut Fortt on October 14, 2014. They signed him to the practice squad on October 16, 2014.
Fortt was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on May 16, 2016. He was released by the Seahawks on June 28, 2016.
On January 6, 2017, Fortt signed a reserve/future contract with the Redskins. He was waived by the Redskins. During free agency, he was resigned by Washington and brought in for another tryout in D.C.