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Born: January 22, 1991 – Duncanville, TX
2017: Years as a Lion: 1st Years in CFL: 1st Status: International
Career Games: 0 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Josh was signed by the Lions as a free agent on October 3, 2016 as part of the CFL’s annual practice roster expansion period. He re-signed with the Lions in February 2017.
2016: After joining the Lions in October, Josh spent the remaining six weeks on the club’s practice roster. He re-signed with the club in February 2017.
2014-2015: Josh signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2014 and was part of the club’s practice roster until November when was signed to the Steelers’ active roster. He finished the 2014 season with nine carries for 16 yards. The following season, Josh was released as part of Pittsburgh’s final cut-down. roster.
Josh enjoyed a productive four-year, 43-game career at Wake forest recording 2,230 rushing yards on 489 carries with 19 touchdowns. The speed Texas native also added another 304 yards on 47 receptions.
Josh is adept at deciphering the works of Durkheim and Comte from his time at Wake Forest where he majored in Sociology. A track star during his high school days, Josh says his most memorable sports moment was taking home the Texas state title for the 100 metre sprint. A big fan of comedy, Josh cites Parks and Rec and The Office as his favourite television shows. Josh listens to all kinds of music, but his favourite artist is Jimi Hendrix. When the former Demon Deacon is not deking out defenders on the field, he can be found fishing in one of the many lakes near his hometown of Dallas, TX. Josh lists his parents as his biggest fans. The fitness enthusiast would like to open a gym once his playing days are over.