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Josh Quezada Athlete Profile

#20 Josh Quezada

Position: Running Back Height: 5-11 Weight: 225 Roster Years: 2010-2011 Hometown: La Habra, CA Last School: La Habra High School

Personal

  • Parents are Jesse and Linda
  • Majoring in pre-business management
  • Has seven siblings
  • Also recruited by Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawaii, New Mexico State, San Diego State, Stanford, Utah and Washington

Before BYU

  • Prepped at La Habra High
  • Team went 38-3 in his three years on the team
  • Rushed for 2,205 yards and 26 touchdowns, while adding 186 yards and two touchdowns as a receiver, to lead the Highlanders to their third-straight CIF-Southern Section Southwest Division Championship in 2009
  • Named the 2009 Freeway League MVP, Daily News 2009 Football Player of the Year and CIF-SS Offensive Player of the Year
  • Back-to-back first-team All-Orange County selection
  • Ran for 1,650 yards on 163 carries and 21 touchdowns as a junior in 2008
  • Also added 21 receptions for 350 yards and three touchdowns
  • First Team All-Orange County
  • First Team All-League and First Team All-CIF
  • Coached by Frank Mazzotta


2010 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Played in all 13 games
  • Totaled 505 yards on 99 carries with 5 touchdowns while adding 8 receptions for 46 yards and a touchdown
  • Had two 100-yard games and six games with double-digit carries
  • Scored the first TD of his career on a nine-yard catch in the season opener vs. Washington
  • Had 13 carries for 65 yards and a team season-high three rushing touchdowns vs. UNLV
  • Rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries vs. New Mexico
  • Had 15 carries for a team-high 101 yards and a touchdown while grabbing two catches for 15 yards in the New Mexico Bowl vs. UTEP

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Played in all 13 games and started one
  • Had at least one carry in every game
  • Totaled 298 rushing yards on 86 carries with one touchdown
  • Also recorded four receptions for 21 yards
  • Rushed for 26 yards vs. UCF
  • Had 10 carries for 41 yards vs. Utah State
  • Rushed nine times for 47 yards vs. San Jose State
  • Season-high 59 rushing yards vs. Idaho State with one touchdown
  • 24 rushing yards on three carries vs. New Mexico State
  • Had nine carries for 24 yards vs. Tulsa in the Armed Forces Bowl