Kyle Fortenberry selected to play in the FCA All-Star Bowl in Waco this summer

Image: Italy Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Charles Tindol presented senior Gladiator football player Kyle “Catfish” Fortenberry with his acceptance package to participate in the 7th Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl All-Star game this summer in Waco.

Italy Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Charles Tindol presented senior Gladiator football player Kyle “Catfish” Fortenberry with his acceptance package to participate in the 7th Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl All-Star game this summer in Waco. (Submitted photo)

Waco, TX — The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes announced has selected senior Gladiator football player Kyle Fortenberry to participate in their 7th Annual 2015 All-Star Victory Bowl to be held at Waco ISD Stadium on June 13. KICK OFF will be at 6:30 p.m.

Fortenberry was a three-year varsity member of the Italy Gladiator Football team and was a reliable and accurate shotgun snapper and deep snapper on punts and on field goal attempts. Fortenberry was also used as a linebacker on defense.

He was a key member of Italy’s 2012 Semi-Finalists team which went undefeated in district play, as well as, being the full-time center for Italy’s 2013 undefeated district championship team which was an Area Finalist in the playoffs. Fortenberry again anchored Italy’s offensive line in 2014 earning 1st Team All-District Center and 2nd Team All-District Linebacker in 2A-2 Region III District 10.

Fortenberry will follow the path of past Gladiator greats to compete in FCA Victory Bowl including: Jasenio Anderson, Ryheem Walker, Larry Mayberry, Jr., little brother Darol Mayberry and TaMarcus Sheppard.

“We wish Kyle, aka Catfish, the best of luck while representing Italy High School and the football program as an All-Star in the Victory Bowl!”

DONATIONS:
If you wish to help support our all-stars and ensure their participation in their respective bowl games, please submit donations to:

AD/HFC Charles Tindol
Italy High School
Office: (972) 483-7411
Cell: (325) 260-6815
ctindol@italyisd.org

Please make checks payable to: Italy ISD.

We appreciate everyone’s interest in helping to support our players!

Upcoming Victory Bowl Events:

  • February 8 — Player Press Conference (Highland Baptist Church)
  • April 19 — Victory Banquet (Ferrell Center)
  • June 10 — Players and cheerleaders report (University High School)
  • June 13 — 7th Annual Victory Bowl Football Game (Waco ISD Stadium – KICK OFF at 6:30 p.m.)

Last year’s game statistics and bowl records can be found at: www.heartoftexasfca.org/victory-bowl

Congrats, Kyle!