American football tight end Joseph Demarius Fortson Jr, who goes by the moniker Jody plays for the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs (NFL).
Before moving to Valdosta State, Fortson played his first season of collegiate football at Erie Community College. In 19 games with the Valdosta State Blazers, wide receiver Fortson recorded 37 receptions for 477 yards and 7 touchdowns.
On May 13, 2019, Fortson signed as an undrafted free agent with the Kansas City Chiefs after switching to tight end in the NFL. On August 31, 2019, he was released, and the following day, he was added to the practice squad.
Fortson spent the remainder of the regular season on the practice squad, and the Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV. On February 5, 2020, the Chiefs re-signed him. In 2020, on September 5, he was released. The following day, he joined the practice squad.
When Was Jody Fortson Drafted: Who Drafted Jody Fortson?
He was signed by the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2019.