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Aaron Forbes
Aaron  Forbes


Newburgh, N.Y.

High School:
Newburgh Free Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 220




Football vs. Elon

Villanova hosted Elon during Homecoming Weekend on October 28, 2017.


Football vs. Lehigh

Villanova opened the 2017 season with a 38-35 win at Lehigh's Goodman Stadium.


Villanova vs. Temple (USATSI Gallery)

Villanova vs. Temple


Villanova vs. James Madison

Senior Day


Football vs. Albany

Villanova defeated Albany, 24-13, during Homecoming Weekend on October 22, 2016.

Villanova: One of the top running backs in CAA Football ... Has the ability to run inside and outside ... Possesses very good vision.

2016: Named third team CAA Football All-Conference ... Played in all 13 games and recorded 132 carries for 799 yards (6.1 average yards per carry) and eight touchdowns to go with 11 receptions for 87 yards and one score ... Also recorded seven kickoff returns for 140 yards ... Posted two 100-yard rushing games on the year ... Had two carries for six yards at Pittsburgh ... Registered four carries for 87 yards and a 20-yard touchdown against Lehigh ... Tallied six rushes for 38 yards, one catch for four yards and two kickoff returns for 43 yards versus Towson ... Recorded his first career 100-yard rushing game at Lafayette with 11 carries for 111 yards and one touchdown ... Credited with 13 rushes for 58 yards and two scores, and a 16-yard kickoff return at Elon ... Posted 10 carries for 90 yards and a touchdown to go with a four-yard reception versus Rhode Island ... Totaled nine carries for 59 yards at Richmond ... Named CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week after running for a career-high 151 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries against Albany ... Tallied 16 rushes for 37 yards, one catch for three yards and a 23-yard kickoff return at Maine ... Registered 17 carries for 65 yards and three kickoff returns for 58 yards versus James Madison ... Tallied nine rushes for 43 yards and three catches for 46 yards at Delaware ... Had eight carries for 42 yards and a touchdown versus Saint Francis in the first round of the FCS playoffs ... Carried three times for 12 yards and had a seven-yard reception at South Dakota State in the second round of the playoffs.

2015: Played in seven games and had 25 carries for 109 yards and one touchdown ... Tallied 10 rushes for 42 yards and his first career touchdown at Albany ... Posted one carry for minus-one yard versus Maine ... Registered seven rushes for 39 yards at Rhode Island ... Credited with three carries for six yards versus Richmond ... Had four rushes for 23 yards at James Madison.

Newburgh Free Academy: First team all-state ... Section 9 Coaches Association Player of the Year ... MSG Section 9 Player of the Year ... First team all-section ... First team Hudson Valley ... First team All-Metro ... Ran for 1,600 yards as a senior and tallied a school-record 24 rushing touchdowns to go with a school-record 29 total scores ... Honor Roll student.

Personal: Older of two children of Ricky and Carla Forbes ... Born 9/25/97 ... Economics major.