Josh Oglesby

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  • Josh
  • Oglesby

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  • Height
    5' 11
  • Weight
    218 lbs.
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Garner, N.C.
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2011: Played in all 14 games ... Racked up 278 snaps on offense ... Ran for 371 yards on 97 carries and six touchdowns on the season ... Also had six receptions for 31 yards ... Had 10 carries for 46 yards and a four yard touchdown run against Appalachian State ... Had nine carries for 43 yards and first multiple TD game with two rushing touchdowns at East Carolina ... Carried five times for 10 yards in the win over Arkansas State ... Rushed for 75 yards on 12 carries with two touchdowns on the ground at Marshall ... Also caught a pass for eight yards ... Carried six times in the Clemson game and caught a pass for nine yards ... Picked up four yards on the ground and caught a pass in the win over Miami ... Ran 12 times for 27 yards at Wake Forest ... Caught two passes for 11 yards against Boston College while carrying twice for four yards ... Had what would amount to the game-winning TD at Duke, scoring on a one-yard run in the third quarter ... Finished with six carries for 44 yards, including a long of 31 ... Rushed nine times for 24 yards at Georgia Tech ... Racked up 31 yards on five carries against UNC ... Ran six times for six yards against Virginia ... Carried six times for 22 yards against Clemson in the ACC Championship Game ... Also caught a pass for two yards … Carried the ball seven times for 35 yards in the Sugar Bowl against Michigan.

2010: Played in 13 games … Had six carries for 49 yards on the season … Got some limited duty on special teams … Saw brief action at fullback in the Boise State and NC State games … Missed the BC game with a foot injury … Carried four times for 44 yards during the Hokies’ win over Wake Forest … Had a 5-yard run and a 7-yard pass reception in the Georgia Tech game … Was a Super Iron Hokie during off-season workouts … Posted a 420-pound front squat and a 361-pound push jerk … Moved back to tailback for spring practice … Picked up 32 yards on eight carries during the second spring scrimmage … Carried nine times for 39 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Hokies’ final scrimmage … Caught two passes for 8 yards in the Maroon-White game … Rushed just five times for 4 yards.

2009: Carried 78 times on the season for 335 yards and two touchdowns … Also had three pass receptions for 20 yards … Picked up six carries for 16 yards and added two pass receptions for 14 yards in the opening game with Alabama … Ran for 60 yards on 12 carries in the Marshall game … Also had a 6-yard pass reception … Had just three carries for seven yards against Nebraska … Gained 48 yards on four carries against Miami, including a personal-best 34-yard effort … Scored the first two TDs of his Tech career on 12 and 19-yard fourth-quarter runs at Duke … Rushed for 59 yards on six carries for the game … Carried 10 times for 28 yards against BC … Rushed just three times in the Georgia Tech game for 8 total yards … Had one carry against UNC for a 7-yard gain … Carried six times for 13 yards at ECU … Carried five times for 28 yards in the NC State game … Picked up 26 yards on six rushing attempts during the Virginia game … Ran for 34 yards on eight carries during Tech’s win over Tennessee in the Chick-fil-A Bowl … Turned in a 410-pound front squat (tied for fifth best on the team) on the way to Super Iron Hokies honors during off-season testing … Earned 100% Effort Awards for four of the team’s six pre-spring 6 a.m. workouts … Switched to fullback during spring practice … Scored a touchdown in the team’s final spring scrimmage.

2008: Played in 12 games, rushing 38 times for 88 yards … His first carries came in the Furman game when he had four rushes for 7 yards … Carried four times for 9 yards at North Carolina … Saw some special teams action at Nebraska … Picked up 19 yards on seven rushes against WKU, breaking four tackles … Carried six times for 13 yards against BC and caught two passes for 6 yards … Rushed four times for 11 yards at FSU … Hauled in a pair of passes against Maryland, including one for a 6-yard gain … Did not see action at Miami … Picked up three carries in the Virginia game for 2 yards … Got six carries in the ACC Championship game against BC, picking up 18 yards … Had a 13-yard run against Cincinnati in the Orange Bowl … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during the winter … Rushed nine times for 28 yards in the Hokies’ first full spring scrimmage … Scored on a 4-yard run and caught two passes for 20 yards in another scrimmage … Sprained his ankle in the final scrimmage and missed the Maroon-White game.

2007: Redshirted during the fall … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during winter workouts … Turned in a 29-yard touchdown run during the team’s first scrimmage of the spring … Ran for 40 yards on seven carries during the Maroon-White game … Also caught two passes for 5 yards.

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 list with 1,773 yards in 1970-72 … Graduated with a degree in apparel, housing and resource management (residential property management) in the spring and is currently pursuing a second undergraduate degree in sociology.