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Billy Lafortune
52   Billy Lafortune

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Holland Hall

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 283

Position:
Offensive Guard

Experience:
1L


08/23/2013

INSIDE TULSA FOOTBALL: THE OFFENSIVE LINE

Depth strong on offensive front

08/07/2013

TU OFFENSE STRIDES AHEAD ON DAY 5 OF FALL CAMP

Three players - Chavira, Lafortune and McDaniel - awarded scholarships during fall camp

07/19/2013

TULSA FOOTBALL PLAYERS BRING CHEER TO CANCER PATIENTS

Hurricane players sing karaoke at Cancer Treatment Centers of America

03/30/2013

TULSA FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGED SATURDAY MORNING

Spring game is scheduled for next Saturday, April 6 at 1 pm

08/21/2012

POSITION BREAKDOWN: OFFENSIVE LINE

The chore of filling three starting positions left by graduation has gone pretty smooth

Tulsa - A returning letterwinner . . . has played in four career games . . . a walk-on athlete . . . 2013 - Played in one game . . . saw action against East Carolina . . . 2012 - Played in three games . . . saw action against Tulane, Nicholls State and Houston . . . saw his first collegiate action against Tulane in the second game of the year . . . played 18 snaps at center against Tulane, and 23 snaps against Nicholls State . . . 2011 - Sat out the season as a true freshman due to redshirt status . . . Overall - Spent most of spring at offensive guard after playing the center position . . . will compete for a starting spot . . . deceptively strong . . . moves better from the guard position . . . can still play the center position.

High School - Was a three-year letterman at Holland Hall High School . . . helped lead his team to a 10-1 record as a senior . . . started on both the offensive and defensive lines in each of his three seasons . . . earned first-team all-conference accolades his senior season . . . also lettered in basketball and lacrosse . . . spent his first year at Cascia Hall High School . . . high school coach was Tag Gross.

Personal - Favorite movie is Gladiator . . . his favorite sports movie is Friday Night Lights . . . favorite professional sports team is the Oklahoma City Thunder . . . lists the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite NFL team . . . favorite actor is Matthew McConaughey . . . if he could play a role in any movie, it would be of Sir William Wallace in Braveheart . . . the Lone Survivor is his favorite book . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is hockey . . . the person, dead or alive, he would most want to meet is President Ronald Reagan . . . has two older siblings . . . parents are Bill and Kathy Lafortune . . . majoring in energy management . . . born October 1, 1992.