LSU Gold
Position
Fullback
Height
6'1
Weight
223 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Mandeville, La.
High School
Fontainebleau HS

Backup running back that has battled a series of injuries during his career … Doubles as a special teams contributor as well … Has played in 12 games during his career with no starts.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Played in six games, contributing primarily on LSU’s special team units … Registered two tackles, recording one against Mississippi State and the other vs. Kentucky … Recorded no offensive stats.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
The only true freshman to play on the offensive side of the football in 2005 … Played in six games before suffering a knee injury that has had him sidelined after mid-October … Saw action in both the backfield as well as on special teams … As a running back, rushed for 25 yards on nine carries … Had 16 yards on six carries against Mississippi State and followed that with nine yards on three attempts against Vanderbilt … Had a special teams tackle against Tennessee.

HIGH SCHOOL
The state’s top fullback prospect in 2004 … Named to Tom Lemming’s All-Southwest team, the Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen and the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Top 20 Blue-Chip list … Rated as the nation’s No. 4 fullback by Collegefootballnews.com and No. 10 by ESPN … Proved he can run and catch the ball out of the backfield and serve as a punishing blocker … Missed two games at the start of the 2004 season due to a pulled hamstring … Recorded 98 carries for 628 yards and six touchdowns as a senior … Added 16 catches for 243 yards and three touchdowns … Had a stellar junior season, accumulating 1,234 yards (11.3 per carry) and 19 touchdowns on the ground … Also saw time on the defensive side of the ball at linebacker … Coached by Larry Favre.

PERSONAL
Born March 10, 1986, in New Orleans … Parents are Steve and Sharon Korte … His dad was an All-American offensive lineman at Arkansas and also played in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints for seven years from 1983-89 … Has two brothers – Shane and Scott … Majoring in general studies.

KORTE’S CAREER HIGHS
Attempts: 6 at Mississippi State (10/1/2005)
Yards: 16 at Mississippi State (10/1/2005)
Touchdowns: 0
Long: 4 twice

KORTE’S CAREER RUSHING TOTALS

Year

Att.
Yds.
TD
LG

2005

6-0
9
25
4

2006

6-0
0
0
0

TOTALS

12-0
9
25
4
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