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#25 Jimmie Forsythe
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Burke H.S.
Major: Consumer Affairs
Experience: 3 Letters
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Jimmie has been a steady contributor in the Jackrabbit secondary throughout his career ... selected as a team captain for 2015 season

Started all 14 games at cornerback ... honorable mention selection to the all-Missouri Valley Football Conference team ... ranked fifth on team with 51 tackles ... finished second on squad with nine pass breakups ... made three stops and recorded lone interception of the season in road win at Southern Utah ... credited with six solo tackles and a pass breakup in Hobo Day game against Youngstown State ... notched career-high seven tackles and broke up pair of passes in key road victory at Indiana State ... broke up two passes and registered four tackles in home finale versus South Dakota ... tallied two tackles and broke up a pass in each FCS playoff game against Montana State and North Dakota State

Played in 13 games with nine starts ... broke up a pass and came up with late interception to seal win at North Dakota ... set career high with six tackles in home win over Southeastern Louisiana ... forced a fumble and registered four tackles at Nebraska ... turned in career-best 34-yard kickoff return in Hobo Day game versus Southern Illinois ... notched four tackles in victory over Northern Iowa ... returned interception 31 yards in home finale against Indiana State

Earned first varsity letter after playing in all 13 games ... tallied two tackles in a game four times, including in home opener versus UC Davis, when he was named squad’s Special Teams Player of the Week ... ranked second on team with eight special teams tackles ... made first career interception in regular season finale versus South Dakota ...  averaged 19 yards per attempt as a kick returner

Transitioned to the defensive side of the ball during redshirt season ... honored as team’s Scout Special Teams Player of the Year ... named Scout Special Teams Player of the Week leading up to games against Southern Utah and Northern Iowa ... recognized as Scout Defense Player of the Year in preparation for conference opener at Illinois State

Was a highly decorated quarterback at Omaha Burke High School ... a two-time first-team all-state selection and the Huskerland Preps Magazine Player of the Year, he accounted for more than 2,500 yards of total offense ... threw for 1,386 yards and 13 touchdowns for coach Paul Limongi’s squad and added 1,171 yards and 24 touchdowns rushing, averaging 8.6 yards per carry, in earning all-Super State honors and being named the honorary captain of the all-state team. ... in all, he set eight school records in leading Omaha Burke to the state semifinals while compiling a 23-7 career record as a starter ... selected to play in 2011 Nebraska Shrine Bowl