Josh Cousins

Josh  Cousins


Xenia, OH

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200


2008 (Junior) -Played in every game, starting six ... team's leading receiver with 16 catches for 176 yards ... ranked third on the team in receiving yardage ... averaged 11.0 yards per catch ... career-bests of three catches for 41 yards at San Diego State ... scored his first-career touchdown on a career-long 32-yard pass vs. San Diego State ... enters the season with a streak of four straight games with at least one catch ... two catches for 12 yards vs. Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl ... made the first two catches of his career vs. Utah, good for 37 yards, including a then-career- long catch of 29 yards.

2007 (Sophomore) - Played in four games ... saw action against South Carolina State, TCU, BYU and New Mexico ... was not credited with any receiving statistics ... did have one assisted tackle on special teams.

2006 (Freshman) - Played on the junior varsity team ... did not see any varsity action ... listed fourth on the depth chart at quarterback after spring drills but was moved to wide receiver entering the fall.

High School - Lettered three years in football and two in basketball and track ... ranked as one of Ohio's top quarterbacks as a sophomore by Ohio High Magazine ... all-conference three times ... invited to the Purdue elite quarterback camp as a junior ... also selected to the Elite 11 tryout ... team offensive MVP as a senior and set four high school records ... twice named team offensive MVP and all-conference in basketball ... twice named all-southwest Ohio ... county player of the year as a junior ... second in the league and second in the district in the high jump (6-foot-5) as a junior and senior ... high school football coach was Ed Mignery.

Personal - Parents are Phillip Cousins and Jennifer Fischer ... has one sister, Megan ... member of Cadet Squadron 22 ... major is social sciences ... completed Operations Air Force at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. last summer ... also worked on the obstacle course during Basic Cadet Training ... worked Combat Survival Training in the summer of 2008 ... also recruited by Purdue, Northwestern, Miami (Ohio), West Virginia and Indiana ... favorite food is chicken fettuccini alfredo ... favorite class is biology ... favorite TV shows are Friends and Family Guy ... enjoys listening to the All-American Rejects ... favorite movie is Million Dollar Baby ... credits his mom for having the greatest influence on his sports career because "she raised me and she was my coach growing up" ... father is an air traffic controller ... most noteworthy thing about his hometown is that they had an F-5 tornado in 1974 ... best personal moment in sports was making a leaping catch vs. Utah last year to set up a touchdown ... favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong, because of all that he has accomplished and overcoming adversity ... favorite non-traditional sport to watch on TV is darts ... future goal is to be a pilot or air traffic controller.

Cousins' Career Receiving Statistics

Year	G	Rec.	Yds	Avg	TD	LG
2008	13	16	176	11.0	2	32 (SDSU)
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