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  Josh Catron
Josh Catron

Player Profile

Torrance, CA

High School:
Torrance HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 236



Pronunciation: CUH-tron

2008 (SENIOR): Played in all 12 games and made his first career start at Oregon...was also a key contributor on special teams...only rushing attempt on the season came against Cal, good for four yards...also caught six passes out of the backfield for 47 yards and two touchdowns...scored his first career touchdown in Stanford's 58-0 victory over Washington State, catching a five-yard pass from Tavita Pritchard at the 12:32 mark of the third quarter...started the Oregon game in place of the injured Owen Marecic and caught two passes for 14 yards, including a five-yard pass from Pritchard at the 14:47 mark of the second quarter....also helped pave the way for Anthony Kimble to rush for 106 yards.

2007 (JUNIOR): Saw action in nine games on special teams...registered four total tackles, including three solo efforts.

2006 (SOPHOMORE): Was converted from linebacker to fullback prior to the season...earned his first varsity letter playing on special teams and as a reserve fullback...had two tackles on special teams and was used mostly in blocking situations as a fullback.

2005 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Was a two-sport athlete at Torrance High School in Southern California...earned all-Pioneer League honors in both football and baseball...worked on both sides of the ball as a running back and linebacker during his senior season...named to the CIF Southern Section Division X All-Defensive Team, all-area first team on offense as well as being named the league's offensive player of the year...rushed for 1,650 yards and 16 touchdowns and totaled 565 receiving yards and seven more TDs...also had 130 tackles, including 15 tackles-for-loss...earned all-league honors at running back as a sophomore and junior...four-year baseball letterwinner...earned first team all-league honors as a pitcher and was also named the league's most outstanding player...named a High School Scholar-Athlete for the Los Angeles chapter of the National Football Foundation and the College Hall of Fame...member of the California Scholastic Federation and National Honor Society...majoring in economics.


Year G-S Att YG YL Net Avg TD LG
2007 9-0 - - - - - - -
2008 12-1 1 4 0 4 4.0 0 4
Totals 21-1 1 4 0 4 4.0 0 4

Year G-S Rec Yds Avg TD LG
2007 9-0 - - - - -
2008 12-1 6 47 7.8 2 13
Totals 21-1 6 47 7.8 2 13


Rushing Attempts: 1 at California, Nov. 22, 2008
Rushing Yards: 4 at California, Nov. 22, 2008
Rushing Touchdowns: None
Long: 4 at California, Nov. 22, 2008

Receptions: 2 at Oregon, Nov. 8, 2008
Receiving Yards: 14 at Oregon, Nov. 8, 2008
TD Receptions: 1, twice; last at Oregon, Nov. 8, 2008
Long: 9 at Oregon, Nov. 8, 2008

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