High School: Lettered two years for John King at Longview High School ... Named second team all-East Texas and first team all-district his senior year after being named second team all-East Texas and second team all-district his junior year ... Recorded 43 catches for 801 yards and eight touchdowns his senior year ... Notched 628 receiving yards on 28 catches with nine touchdowns his junior year ... Also earned four letters in basketball and one letter in track and field ...
Personal: Carey Fortson ... Son of C.D. and Annette Fortson ... Has one brother, C.D. Fortson, Jr., and two sisters, Robbin Roustic and Destiny Fortson ... Picked Louisiana Tech over Kansas State, Missouri, North Texas and SMU ... Born on Dec. 5, 1991 in Longview, Texas.