Josh Oglesby Position: Tailback
Class: Freshman
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 208 lbs.
High School: Garner
Hometown: Garner, N.C.
photo A promising young tailback who opted to start college early ... Entered Tech last January after finishing his senior football season ... Made a good impression with his work in the off-season strength and conditioning program ... Also showed real promise during spring workouts, despite missing time with an ankle injury ... A strong player with a burst ... Has a lot to learn, but looks to have a bright future.

2006: Joined the team in January ... Turned in a 355-pound bench press during spring max testing ... Did well in early spring practices before injuring an ankle.

High School: Was selected to the NC/SC Shrine Bowl his senior year after rushing for 1,004 yards and 18 touchdowns ... Rushed for over 1,000 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior ... Added 230 yards receiving as well ... Recorded 45 tackles and three interceptions ... Listed as the No. 34 running back in the country and the No. 18 player in the state of North Carolina by Rivals ... Listed as the No. 32 overall player on the North Carolina 35 by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 33 player in the state of North Carolina by Scout ... An All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar ... A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team.

Personal: Joshua Gray Oglesby ... Born 9/23/88 in Garner, NC ... Son of Ike and Monya Oglesby ... Father, Ike, is No. 13 on the North Carolina all-time rushing records with 1,773 yards in 1970-72 ... Enrolled in university studies.

Rushing G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2008 12 70 301 4.3 2 34

Receiving G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2008 12 3 20 6.7 0 13