A young player who hopes to help supply some extra depth at the end position ... Missed the 2007 season due to some back troubles ... Returned to action in the spring ... Has ground to make up in the weight room and on the field, but has the attitude and work ethic to be successful. 2007: Joined the team as walk-on, but was held out of fall practices ... Went through the off-season strength and conditioning workouts ... Practiced at stud end during the spring ... Was in on a tackle in the Maroon-White game. High School: Lettered two seasons as a defensive end for Coach Brian Beaty as Osbourn Park ... Named the team's co-MVP as a senior. Personal: Joss Russell Becker ... Born 8/11/89 in Norwich, VT ... Son of Buck and Pamela Becker ... Majoring in business.