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Josh Marriner
Player Profile:
Josh Marriner 2863743
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Western Branch
Other College: UConn

2016: Played in all 13 games at running back and on special teams ... Rushed 23 times for 84 yards and caught two passes for 13 yards ... Had nine carries for 31 yards in the season-opener against Hampton ... Rushed six times for 14 yards at App State ... Had two attempts for 25 yards in the win at Charlotte ... Finished tied for third on the team with nine special teams tackles.

2015 (UConn): Played in 12 games at tailback and on kickoff return ... started the game at BYU ... Had four kickoff returns for 57 yards against UCF ... Also had eight receptions for 71 yards and made two tackles ... Had four carries against Marshall in St. Petersburg Bowl.

2014 (UConn): Played in 11 games at tailback and on special teams ... Finished the season with 110 yards on the ground and a touchdown ... Added six receptions for 73 yards and returned three kicks for 55 yards ... Opened the season with 44 total yards and a touchdown vs. BYU ... Rushed for 19 yards on five carries at USF ... Had a 38-yard reception vs. SMU ... Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic team.

2013 (UConn): Redshirted.

High School: Was named First Team All-Tidewater by the Virginian Pilot ... Rushed for 2,168 yards as a senior on 253 carries with 24 rushing touchdowns and 26 total touchdowns ... Had two receptions - both for touchdowns  ... Team was 9-3 in senior year and advanced to second round of Virginia Division Six tournament ... Gained 417 yards in single game on 20 carries against Great Bridge in late October ... The game was 10 yards short of the South Hampton Roads single-game record ... 1,898 regular season yards in 2012 is fourth in South Hampton Roads’ all-time list ... Southeastern District and Eastern Region Offensive Player of the Year.

Personal: Son of Melvin and Melody Marriner ... Three brothers, Courtland and Isaiah Marriner, and ODU teammate, Brandon Addison ... Working towards his Master’s in public administration.

JOSH MARRINER CAREER RUSHING STATS

Year Games Attempts Yards TD's Long Avg.
2016 13 23 84 0 19 3.7
TOTAL 13 23 84 0 19 3.7

JOSH MARRINER CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Year Games Receptions Yards TD's Long Avg.
2016 13 2 13 0 8 6.5
TOTAL 13 2 13 0 8 6.5
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