19 - Josh Hyman Position: Flanker
Class: r-Senior
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190 lbs.
High School: Deep Creek
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
 
photo Is being looked to for big things this season after being hampered by little nagging injuries in 2006 ... Has the ability to play split end or flanker ... A physical player who can make the tough catch ... A Super Iron Hokie in the weight room ... Underwent shoulder surgery during spring 2006 ... Bounced back to make 16 catches last fall ... Plays hard and works hard ... The oldest member of Tech's sure-handed receiving corps at 24 ... Will be counted on for leadership.

2006: Pulled in three passes against North Carolina for 12 yards ... Had an 18-yard grab in the Duke game ... Caught two passes for 10 yards against UC ... Set a personal best with six catches in the Georgia Tech game, gaining 58 yards ...Was suspended for the BC game after a violation of team policy ... Did not have a catch against USM or Clemson ... Caught three passes for 9 yards in the regular season finale against Virginia ... Played in 12 games, catching 16 passes for 111 yards.

2005: Saw action in every game, including a start against NC State ... Posted four knockdown blocks and caught a 10-yard pass during the Duke game ... Grabbed two passes for 52 yards in win over Georgia Tech ... Equalled his career-best with five receptions in the Boston College game for a total of 58 yards ... Had two catches for 19 yards against UNC ... Hauled in two passes for 44 yards in the Gator Bowl win over Louisville ... Had a total of 13 catches for 197 yards, an average of 15.2 yards per catch ... Was bothered by a shoulder injury during the off-season program and missed contact work in the spring after undergoing surgery.

2004: Played in all 13 games, starting 12 ... Had 27 receptions for 491 yards and a team-high five touchdowns ... Earned the start and played 42 snaps against USC ... Caught a 12-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter ... Moved over to start at split end against WMU and caught four passes for 89 yards ... Led the way with four catches for 89 yards in the win over Duke ... Caught a 34-yard score from Richard Johnson on a receiver pass ... Had just one catch against FAMU, but it went for a 20-yard touchdown ... Caught four passes for a career-high 93 yards and two touchdowns against Virginia ... Had scoring receptions of 45 and 32 yards ... Performance earned him ACC Rookie of the Week honors ... Did not start against Miami due to an injury, but played 14 offensive snaps ... Caught five passes for 71 yards in the Sugar Bowl against Auburn ... Caught three passes for 22 yards in the Maroon-White game ... Recorded a 295-pound bench, a 450-pound back squat, a 35-inch vertical jump and a 4.41 40-yard dash in spring testing.

2003: Worked with the scout team while taking a redshirt year ... Did well during spring strength and conditioning tests earning Iron Hokie honors ... Posted a 320-pound bench press and 450-pound back squat ... Ran a 4.37 in the 40 and added 37 1/2 vertical jump ... Caught four passes for 40 yards during the 2004 Maroon-White game.

Prep School: Spent the fall semester at Fork Union Military Academy ... Played wide receiver and defensive back for Coach John Shuman at FUMA ... Had a 97-yard interception return for a touchdown in a game against Gettysburg (Pa.) ... Had a 9-yard reception in a game against the Virginia Tech jayvee squad ... Named an all-region selection for the Atlantic region by PrepStar as a wide receiver.

High School: Played wide receiver and free safety for Coach David Cox at Deep Creek High ... Caught 44 passes for over 700 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior ... Added over 50 tackles and four interceptions on defense ... Had over 300 yards on kickoff returns ... Named to the All-Eastern Region first team in 2001 as a wide receiver and defensive back ... A second-team All-Eastern Region selection as a kick returner ... Was a AAA first-team all-state selection by The Associated Press as a wide receiver ... A first-team selection to the AAA Coaches all-state team at the wide receiver position ... Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns his junior year ... Earned All-America honors as a sprinter in track as a junior.

Personal: Joshua Leonard Hyman ... Born 4/18/83 in Chesapeake, VA ... Son of Delphia Hughes ... Enrolled in apparel, housing and resource management.

Rushing G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2004 13 1 16 16.0 0 16
2005 13 1 1 1.0 0 1
2007 14 2 4 2.0 0 6
Career 40 4 21 5.2 0 16

Receiving G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2004 13 27 491 18.2 5 45
2005 13 13 197 15.2 0 35
2006 12 16 111 6.9 0 20
2007 14 26 343 13.2 1 41
Career 52 82 1142 13.9 6 45

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2007 14 3 0 3 0-0 0-0

K.O. Ret. G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2004 13 3 66 22.0 0 33