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Forrest with the Los Angeles Rams in 2016
Forrest with the Los Angeles Rams in 2016

Josh Forrest (born February 24, 1992) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Kentucky and was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

College career


Forrest played college football for the University of Kentucky. He originally was a reserved and did not start until his junior year, where he led the Wildcats in tackles for two years straight.[1]

Professional career


Forrest was selected by the Los Angeles Rams on in the sixth round, 190th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.[2] On June 9, 2016, the Rams signed Forrest to a four-year contract with the team. He was placed on injured reserve on November 22, 2016.[3]

On September 2, 2017, Forrest was waived/injured by the Rams and placed on injured reserve.[4] He was released on September 9, 2017.

On October 16, 2017, Forrest was signed to the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad.[5] He was promoted to the active roster on November 7, 2017.[6] He was placed on injured reserve on December 2, 2017.[7]

On August 2, 2018, Forrest re-signed with the Seahawks.[8] He was waived on September 1, 2018.[9]

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