|Interception Returns||Fumble Returns|
Updated: January 10, 2014
2013: 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: 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: 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 mutli-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 … Father played football at Maryland and played free safety for the NFL Denver Broncos (1981-83) and the Chicago Bears (1984) … Brothers Jeremy, Jordan and Justin played football at West Point … Majoring in apparel, housing and resource management with a concentration in consumer studies.