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Josh
Jenkins
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Parkersburg, W.Va.
Height: 6-4
Weight: 303
Sport: Football
Position: OL

Biography


- Two-year starter at left tackle
- Played in 29 career games and started 24

2011 (Sr.)
- Redshirted after suffering left knee injury during spring

2010 (Jr.)
- Started all 11 games in which he played
- All-Big East Second Team by rivals.com and Phil Steele
- Sustained a knee injury against Maryland and was out for the LSU and UNLV games
- Led the offensive line in thunderbolt blocks (7) and was third in knockdowns (42)

2009 (So.)
- All-Big East Third Team by Phil Steele
- Started all 13 games
- Had 10 thunderbolt blocks and 46 knockdowns

2008 (Fr.)
- Played in five games
- Saw action in the first five games before a knee injury against Rutgers sidelined him for the rest of the season
- Finished with five knockdowns

High School
- Coached by Bernie Buttrey at Parkersburg High
- USA Today first team All-American
- Parade Magazine All-American team
- Three-time AAA first team All-State selection
- First West Virginia player to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl
- Collected 158 pancake blocks
- Finished with 113 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, seven sacks and four fumble recoveries
- Helped lead the Big Reds to a 13-1 record and the AAA state championship in back-to-back seasons

Personal
- Birthday is Nov. 27
- Son of Deborah Johnson
- Majoring in communications

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