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Josh
Banks
#92 Defensive Lineman
Josh
Banks
#92 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'4
Weight 290 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1994-06-13 (28)
Born Cary, NC
School Wake Forest
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 15
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

Born: June 13, 1994- Cary, North Carolina
2023Years as a Lion: 3rd  Years in CFL: 3rd   Status: American
Career Games: 30   Playoffs: 2    Grey Cup: 0

Acquired:

Josh signed with the Lions as a free agent in January 2021. He then inked a two-year extension in January 2023.

Highlights:

2022: ‘The Night Train’ was once again a big piece to the defensive line in his second season in orange, recording 15 defensive tackles in 16 regular season contests and adding four defensive stops in two playoff starts.

2021: following an impressive showing in training camp, Banks made the active roster and would go on to appear in all 14 games while starting at defensive tackle. A reliable run-stopper, Banks recorded 15 defensive tackles including a pair for a loss.

2017-18: Josh signed with the New York Giants as a non-drafted free agent in May 2017 and would spend most of the next two seasons on the practice squad. He suited up in all four pre-season games in 2018.

College:
2012-2016: Suited up in 43 games at Wake Forest, recording 107 total tackles, 17.5 tackles for a loss, five sacks, one interception, a touchdown, three pass knockdowns, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He added a pair of sacks in the Deamon Deacons’ 2016 Military Bowl win over Temple.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2021
BC 14 15 0 0 0 0 0
2022
BC 16 15 0 0 0 0 0
Total
30 30 0 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-11
1 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-25
3 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
4 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-09
5 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
7 HAM 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-29
8 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-06
9 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-13
10 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
11 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-26
12 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-09
14 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
15 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-24
16 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-30
17 OTT 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-08
18 TOR 4 0 0 0 0 0
10-28
21 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-06
22 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
11-13
23 WPG 3 0 0 0 0 0
Total
19 0 0 0 0 0