EUGENE OR - SEPTEMBER 04: Running back Kenjon Barner #24 of the Oregon Ducks turns the corner on safety Bubba Forrest #28 of the New Mexico Lobos and scores a touchdown in the first quarter of the game at Autzen Stadium on September 4 2010 in Eugene Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
According to the Carlsbac Current-Argus, the Cincinnati Bengals offered a contract to New Mexico defensive back Bubba Forrest, after his representative and the team came to a verbal agreement Saturday night. Despite having two first names of one of the most iconic movies in the 90s, Forrest generated recorded 185 tackles, 6.5 tackles-for-loss, two interceptions, a forced fumble and recovery during his final two seasons in college.
Forrest was named to the 2011 All-Mountain West Football Honorable Mention team for the second time in as many seasons. After being contacted by the Bengals and agreeing to a deal, the undrafted free agent said:
"I was so excited," Forrest said. "I almost thought it wasn't real."