- High School/Other
- Outside Linebacker
- 6' 1"
- 217 lbs.
- Bishop O’Connell
- Ashburn, Va.
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Updated: January 28, 2015
2014-15: Played in all 13 games … Logged 245 special teams plays …Had a tackle and also caught a pass … Was in on four special teams plays in the opener against William & Mary … Made a tackle while in on special teams in the win at Ohio State … Logged 22 special teams plays against East Carolina … Was in on 21 special teams plays against Georgia Tech … Saw action on special teams against Western Michigan and at North Carolina … Was in on 20-plus special teams plays at Pitt and against Miami … Saw action on 32 special teams plays against Boston College … Caught a 10-yard pass on a fake punt play, while in on 15 special teams plays at Duke … Was in on 15 special teams plays at Wake Forest … Saw action on 18 special teams plays against Virginia … Was on the field for 27 plays in the Military Bowl against Cincinnati.
2013-14: Played in 12 games, making five starts … Was in on 365 plays, 189 on defense and 176 on special teams … Made 20 tackles, including two for loss and a sack, and added six hurries … Made three tackles, including one for loss, while in on defense and special teams in the season opener against Alabama … Had three tackles against Western Carolina … Made a pair of tackles at East Carolina … Made a tackle while in on special teams against Marshall … Did not make the trip to Georgia Tech due to a hip injury … Saw limited action on defense while also contributing on special teams against North Carolina … Earned his first career start against Pittsburgh … Made a tackle in the Duke game … Made the start at Boston College and had one QB hurry … Made a tackle and had a hurry in the win at Miami … Broke up a pass and made four tackles against Maryland … Had three tackles, including a sack for a 15-yard loss, and three hurries at Virginia … Recorded two tackles in the Sun Bowl against UCLA.
2012-13: Played in 11 games, appearing on 165 special teams plays and two defensive snaps … Saw action on special teams in the opener against Georgia Tech, as well as against Austin Peay and at Pittsburgh … Had one tackle on 14 special teams plays against Bowling Green … Contributed on special teams against Cincinnati … Had one tackle while in on 20 special teams plays at North Carolina … Was in on 16 special teams plays at Clemson … Was in on 24 special teams plays at Miami … Recovered a fumble and made one tackle on 23 special teams plays against Florida State … Saw action on 25 special teams plays at Boston College and against Virginia … Moved to whip linebacker during spring practice … Was in on six tackles during the spring game.
2011-12: Joined the team as a walk-on and was redshirted … Worked at the rover position during the fall … Switched to the backer position for spring practice … Collected three tackles during one spring scrimmage and a sack in another.
High School: A multi-faceted player for Coach Steve Trimble at Bishop O’Connell High … Played running back and strong safety in high school, earning first-team all-conference twice … Was honorable mention All-Met by The Washington Post and a first-team All-DC Sports Fan selection … Rushed for 763 yards and nine touchdowns and also caught six touchdown passes his senior season … Defensively, recorded 94 tackles, including three sacks, with four interceptions and three fumble recoveries … Returned three punts for touchdowns and four kickoffs for scores … Rushed for 876 yards and six scores his junior season … Recorded 75 tackles, three interceptions and a defensive touchdown that season … Also played lacrosse.
Personal: Josh Taylor Trimble … Born 7/14/92 in Fairfax, VA … Son of Gretchen Trimble and the late Steve Trimble … Majoring in apparel, housing and resources management with a concentration in consumer studies.