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JOSH GEHRES

#19

Player profile

2012 OUTLOOK:

Redshirt junior receiver, who returns to add depth to FSU’s deepest unit after he missed the majority of 2011 with a knee injury. Has outstanding hands, body control and concentration making him a solid possession receiver for the `Noles. One of 11 Seminoles playing this fall who has already received an undergraduate degree. Earned the Matt Schmauch (Sch-Mock) Award after spring 2012, which is an award established in honor of the former assistant football academic advisor who passed away in June of 2003 and honors the student-athlete who best characterizes the values that Schmauch represented and a person who is accountable and responsible in the classroom.

2011:

Redshirt-sophomore receiver who was enjoying another productive spring practice before injuring his knee which caused him to miss the majority of the 2011 season…returned to log a couple of snaps against NC State and Boston College…received his degree in finance during spring commencement in April 2012.

2010:

Redshirt-freshman who hauled in three catches for 26 yards…played in 13 games, mostly on special teams…had a career-high two catches at Oklahoma…caught a pass for two yards at Maryland…season-long 18-yard reception came at Oklahoma.

2009:

Spent his redshirt season working on the scout team where he earned Offensive Scout team MVP honors…a member of the 2008 signing class, he delayed his enrollment until January `09 and participated in spring practice…earned a 4.0 GPA in the fall semester.

PERSONAL:

Starred locally at Lincoln High where he rolled up 1,100 yards and 13 TDs on just 29 receptions as a senior in the fall of 2007…earned second team 4A All-State honors as a senior…selected to the Tallahassee Democrat’s All-Big Bend first team…also ran track at Lincoln…carried a 4.5 weighted GPA in high school…grandfather played football for FSU in the 1950s…chose FSU over offers from Illinois, Michigan State, Iowa and South Florida…born February 13, 1990.