#13 Josh Robinson
Position: RB
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Franklinton, LA
High School: Franklinton HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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CAREER: A powerful running back who will look to step into the lead role in the backfield with the departure of LaDarius Perkins ... Nicknamed “Bowling Ball” after his powerful leg drive and ability to run over defenders ... Has steadily improved pass-catching and blocking abilities out of the backfield ... Broke through with first 100-yard ground game in key overtime victory at Arkansas on Nov. 23, 2013 ... All rushing yards were accumulated in the second half versus the Razorbacks ... Enters junior year averaging a robust 6.0 yards per rush and 8.2 yards per reception ... Has totaled 136 rushing yards in two bowl games, averaging 13.6 yards a carry … Played in 25 career games with two starts.

2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Served as the primary backup to running back LaDarius Perkins and played in all 13 games, starting two (Alcorn State and Rice) ... Finished as the squad’s third-leading rusher with 459 yards on 78 carries ... Averaged 5.9 yards per carried and tied for second on the team with three rushing scores ... Contributed as a receiving threat out of the backfield, hauling in 12 passes for 115 yards, an average of 9.6 yards per reception ... Checked in fourth on the squad in total offense (459 yards) ... Carried six or more times in eight contests, including five of the final six contests of the year ... Rushed for 40 or more yards in six games (Oklahoma State/48; Troy/46; LSU/40; Texas A&M/73; Arkansas/101; Rice/45) ... Impressed on first and third-down carries, averaging 6.5 yards on first-down attempts and 6.4 yards on third-down tries ... On seven third-down carries, converted four into first downs (57.1 percent) ... Scored all of season’s three touchdowns on first-down carries ... In second-and-short carries, turned nine attempts into seven first downs ... Averaged 11.7 yards per carry in three third-and-long situations, converting two into first downs ... An effective weapon on first-down passes, catching six of the intended 10 attempts ... Made first career start in year’s second game, against Alcorn State (9/7) ... Carried six times in the second and third quarters against Troy (9/21), gaining four rushing first downs and a touchdown, his first of the campaign on a 19-yard rush in second quarter ... Rushed for a career-long 51-yard touchdown in the first quarter at Texas A&M (11/9) … Finished with a career-high 35 receiving yards against the Aggies ... Gained a career-high 101 rushing yards on a personal-best 17 carries at Arkansas (11/23), all in the second half ... Averaged 5.9 yards a carry against the Razorbacks ... Scored game’s first touchdown against Ole Miss (11/28), diving into the end zone from one-yard away in the second quarter ... Rushed for 45 yards on just three carries against Rice (12/31) in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

2012 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON: Team’s second-leading rusher during redshirt freshman season, carrying 55 times for 335 yards and a touchdown ... Averaged 6.1 yards per carry ... Carried at least five times in each of the first four games of the season ... Rushed for 41 yards on six carries in the win over Tennessee ... Scored first career touchdown in game versus the Vols ... Rushed five times for 35 yards in season opener against Jackson State ... Carried six times for 30 yards against Auburn ... Missed the regular-season finale in Oxford with an injury ... Came back against Northwestern in the Gator Bowl, leading the team with a year-high 91 yards on the ground on seven carries including a season-long 59-yard rush. 

2011 TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Big-play threat out of the Louisiana prep ranks ... Helped lead Coach Shane Smith’s Franklinton Team to the Louisiana Class 4A championship ... Picked by Louisiana Sports Writers Association to the First-Team All-State 4A squad ... Named Honorable Mention on the Baton Rouge Advocate’s state-wide 2011 Super Dozen  ... Ran for 1,105 yards during his senior season and scored 20 touchdowns ... Also caught 22 passes for 558 yards and seven scores ... As a junior, the Demons went 14-1 and fell one game short of the state championship, losing to Neville High School in the finals ... Rushed for 1,315 yards and scored 22 touchdowns as a junior ... Added 11 catches for 205 yards for five more touchdowns  ... Also participated in varsity track.

PERSONAL: Born Joshua D. Robinson on Aug. 24, 1992 … Majoring in human sciences.
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