- 6' 7
- 300 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Maplewood, N.J.
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Updated: April 11, 2017
2016-17: Appeared in all 14 games, making 14 starts.
2015-16: Appeared in 12 games ... Logged 301 plays during the regular season on the offensive line ... Played 51 snaps against Ohio State ... In on 51 plays against Furman ... Logged 25 at Purdue ... Played 10 snaps at East Carolina ... In on five plays against Pittsburgh ... Logged 18 snaps against N.C. State ... In on 38 snaps at Miami ... In on 21 snaps against Duke ... In on 33 snaps on Boston College ... In on 30 snaps at Georgia Tech .. Logged 11 snaps at North Carolina ... Played eight snaps at Virginia.
2014-15: Enrolled in January after a semester at Fork Union … Went through winter testing and spring practice … Started spring practice as a defensive end, but made the move to offensive tackle … Posted a 350-pound bench press, a 550-pound squat and a 36-inch vertical jump in spring max testing.
Fork Union: Signed with Virginia Tech in 2014, but spent a semester at Fork Union … Enrolled at Tech in January … Rated the No. 2 Top Prep School Recruit in the country by the 247Sports Composite Rankings, along with the No. 1 defensive tackle and the top prep player in Virginia … Ranked as the No. 29 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times.
High School: A top-flight shot put competitor at Columbia High … Played football for Columbia, starring on both sides of the ball … Earned all-area honors from Worrall Media at Columbia … Ran a 4.88 40-yard dash at the Nike Combine in high school … Played in the Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game … Named first-team all-state for Group 4 in the shot put … A state champion for the Group 4 level in the shot put.
Personal: Yosuah H. Nijman … Born Jan. 2, 1996 in Orange, N.J. … Son of Hesdy and Astra Nijman … Has an older sister and a younger sister … His parents are originally from Suriname, a country in South America … Enrolled in university studies.