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Joe
Madsen
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Chardon, Ohio
Height: 6-4
Weight: 305
Sport: Football
Position: OL

Biography


- Three-year starter at center
- Started all 38 career games in which he has played

2011 (r-Jr.)
- All-Big East First Team (ESPN.com)
- All-Big East Second Team (Coaches, Phil Steele)
- WVU Offensive Player of the Week against Maryland
- Helped pave the way for the WVU offense to average 37.6 points per game and to finish with more than 4,500 passing yards and more than 6,100 total yards
- Ranked second on the offense, seeing action on 943 plays
- Saw action on 70 or more plays in six games
- Saw action on 80 or more plays in two games
- Led the team with 55 knockdowns, averaging 4.2 knockdowns per game
- Season-high seven knockdowns against LSU
- Finished with five or more knockdowns in six games

2010 (r-So.)
- Started all 12 games in which he played
- Named All-Big East First Team by Phil Steele
- Awarded the WVU John Russell Award, team’s best lineman
- Allowed only one sack
- Tied for second on the team with six thunderbolt blocks
- Fourth on the team with 33 knockdowns
- Offensive Champion: UNLV, USF, Cincinnati

2009 (r-Fr.)
- Started all 13 games
- Named to the Big East All-Freshman Team by The Sporting News, ESPN.com and rivals.com
- Selected for the WVU Gridiron Gladiator Award by the coaching staff
- WVU Offensive Champion: Syracuse Finished with seven thunderbolt blocks and 43 knockdowns
- Helped the Mountaineers produce a 1,000-yard rusher and a 2,000-yard passer

2008 (Fr.)
- Redshirted
- Offensive Scout Team Champion: Rutgers

High School
- Coached by Jim Dipofi at Chardon High
- Two-way starter at defensive tackle and offensive tackle
- Collected 59 total tackles, including 21 solo stops, five sacks and 18 tackles for loss
- Also had 16 assisted tackles, four forced fumbles and a fumble recovery
- Selected All-Ohio First Team guard

Personal
- Birthday is Sept. 1
- Son of Eric and Reta Madsen
- Youngest of four children
- Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

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