College: Last season Forney played at New Mexico State where he was the starting shortstop for most of the season. This year he transferred to UTPB where he has to sit out the season due to NCAA transfer rules. Forney played for Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. from 2008-10. In 2010, he played in all 62 games for the Roughriders helping them to a 42-20 record. While there, Forney hit .345 with six home runs and 41 RBI.
High School: Tyler Forney graduated from Mesquite High School in 2008. He played shortstop there from 2005-08.
Personal: Forney was born in Coral Springs, Fla. He is the son of Jeff and Sandi Forney and is majoring in business.