Players

L.J. Fort
OLB #58
Height:
6-0
Weight:
230
College:
Northern Iowa
Hometown:
Waynesville, Mo.
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 17 20 13 7 1 0 3 1 0 10 -- 10
2014 SEA 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CLE 16 20 13 7 1 -- 3 1 0 10 10 10

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally signed by Cleveland as an undrafted free agent on May 9, 2012.

Career Transactions: Originally signed by Cleveland as an undrafted free agent on May 9, 2012.

College: Appeared in 50 games at the University of Northern Iowa (2008-11) with 34 starts… Finished 2011 as the Division I FCS national leader in total tackles (184) and tackles per game (14.15)… Named the Missouri Valley Football Conference's Defensive Player of the Year and was selected as the FCS National Defensive Player of the Year by both College Sporting News and College Sports Madness… Finished fifth in school history with 356 career stops… Graduated with a degree in exercise science.

Personal: Born Larry Fort Jr… Attended Waynesville (Mo.) High School where he helped the Tigers to the school’s first state title… Named the Missouri Class 5A Player of the Year in 2007… Has a daughter, Haylee.

Recent Headlines

  • What to Watch For, Presented by Arby's

    Posted Aug 6, 2013

    BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns begin the preseason when they host the St. Louis Rams at FirstEnergy Stadium Thursday night.

  • 2012 Position Review: Linebacker

    Posted Feb 7, 2013

    As ClevelandBrowns.com looks back at the 2012 season, we break down the year position-by-position, and today’s spotlight is on the linebackers.

  • What to Watch For, Presented by Arby's

    Posted Dec 5, 2012

    Brandon Weeden and the Cleveland Browns return to Cleveland Browns Stadium to host Tamba Hali and the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday afternoon.

  • Fort, Robertson impress Jauron, teammates

    Posted Sep 15, 2012

    Rookie linebacker L.J. Fort and second-year pro Craig Robertson made their mark in last week’s season-opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.

  • What to Watch For, Presented by Arby's

    Posted Sep 12, 2012

    The Browns make their first road trip of the 2012 regular season this Sunday with an intrastate matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium.

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