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Players

Josh Boyd
DE #93
Height:
6-3
Weight:
310
Age:
24
College:
Mississippi State
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
6
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 6 5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 GB 9 0 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @SF L 28-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 WAS W 38-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @CIN L 30-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 DET W 22-9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @BAL W 19-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CLE W 31-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @MIN W 44-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 CHI L 20-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 PHI L 13-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @NYG L 13-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 MIN L 26-26 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @DET L 10-40 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 ATL W 22-21 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @DAL W 37-36 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 PIT L 31-38 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @CHI W 33-28 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

  • Played in 51 games with 41 starts at DT during his four seasons at Mississippi State (2009-12) and registered 125 tackles (45 solo), including 18 tackles for a loss, 8½ sacks and a fumble recovery.
  • Was named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy in 2012.
  • Led the Bulldogs’ defensive line with a career-high 51 tackles (14 solo) as a junior in 2011 and added a career-best eight tackles for a loss and 4½ sacks.
  • Was a teammate of Packers T Derek Sherrod at Mississippi State for two seasons (2009-10).
  • Became the first defensive player out of Mississippi State to be drafted by the Packers since DB Henry Monroe in 1979 (seventh round, No. 180 overall).
  • Was named first-team all-state by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger as a senior at Philadelphia (Miss.) High in 2008 and was selected to play for the East squad in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl game in San Antonio.


CAREER Highlights:

  • Drafted by the Packers with the second of two fifth-round selections (No. 167 overall), the lone compensatory choice awarded to the team in 2013.
  • Became the first defensive player out of Mississippi State to be drafted by the Packers since DB Henry Monroe in 1979 (seventh round, No. 180 overall).
  • Played in 51 games with 41 starts during his four seasons at Mississippi State (2009-12) and posted 125 tackles (45 solo), including 18 tackles for a loss, 8½ sacks and a fumble recovery.
  • Was named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy and was a preseason All-Southeastern Conference second-team selection by Athlon in 2012.
  • Led the Bulldogs’ defensive line with a career-high 51 tackles (14 solo) as a junior in 2011 anåd added a career-best eight tackles for a loss and 4½ sacks.
  • Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2010 and finished third on the team with 7½ tackles for loss.
  • Appeared in all 12 games with three starts as a true freshman in ’09 and posted 17 tackles (eight solo).
  • Was a teammate of Packers T Derek Sherrod at Mississippi State for two seasons (2009-10).
  • Was named first-team all-state by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger as a senior at Philadelphia (Miss.) High in 2008 and was selected to play for the East squad in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl game in San Antonio.
  • Rated the No. 12 defensive tackle prospect in the country by Scout.com. As a senior, registered 112 tackles, seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and a blocked kick.
  • Majored in business science at Mississippi State.

2012: Started all 13 games at DT and recorded 33 tackles (eight solo), including 2½ tackles for a loss, and 1½ sacks…Was named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy and was a preseason All-Southeastern Conference second-team selection by Athlon…Earned third-team preseason honors from the conference’s coaches…Vs. Auburn (Sept. 8): Registered four tackles (two solo) and his first career fumble recovery as he helped limit the Tigers to just 91 rushing yards on 39 carries (2.3 avg.)…At Kentucky (Oct. 6): Posted three tackles (two solo), including 1½ tackles for loss, and a sack in the road win…Vs. Texas A&M (Nov. 3): Recorded a season-high five tackles (all solo) and assisted on a tackle for loss. Also blocked a 33-yard field goal on the final play of the first half, the Bulldogs’ lone blocked kick of the season…Vs. Arkansas (Nov. 17): Matched his season high with five tackles (one solo)…At Mississippi (Nov. 24): Tied his season high again with five tackles (three solo) and a half-sack.

2011: Appeared in all 13 contests with 12 starts at DT and led the defensive line with a career-high 51 tackles (14 solo)…Also registered career bests in tackles for a loss (eight) and sacks (4½)…At Memphis (Sept. 1): Recorded his first sack of the season in the season opener…Vs. LSU (Sept. 15): Posted seven tackles (two solo)…At Georgia (Oct. 1): Registered four tackles (two solo) and a sack…Vs. South Carolina (Oct. 15): Recorded seven tackles (three solo) and a half-sack…At Kentucky (Oct. 29): Posted six tackles (two solo), including a season-best two tackles for a loss, and a sack…Vs. Alabama (Nov. 12): Registered a career-high 11 tackles (all solo), including two tackles for a loss, against the No. 3-ranked Crimson Tide…Vs. Wake Forest (Music City Bowl, Dec. 30): Recorded a tackle and a sack in the win.

2010: Started all 13 games at DT and finished third on the defense with 7½ tackles for loss…Registered 24 tackles (15 solo) and 2½ sacks…At LSU (Sept. 18): Posted three tackles (all assists)…Vs. Alcorn State (Oct. 2): Recorded four tackles (two solo), including 1½ tackles for loss…Vs. UAB (Oct. 23): Posted two tackles (both solo) and a sack…Vs. Kentucky (Oct. 30): Registered a season-high five tackles (three solo) and career highs for tackles for loss (2½) and sacks (1½).

2009: Played in all 12 games with three starts as a true freshman…Registered 17 tackles (eight solo) on the season…Vs. Jackson State (Sept. 5): Made his collegiate debut and posted two tackles (one solo)…Vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 3): Posted a season-high five tackles (three solo). 

HIGH SCHOOL: Was named first-team all-state by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger as a senior at Philadelphia (Miss.) High in 2008 and was selected to play for the East squad in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl game in San Antonio…Rated the No. 12 defensive tackle prospect in the country by Scout.com…As a senior, registered 112 tackles, seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and a blocked kick as he helped lead the team to a 9-3 record…Was chosen to play in the Mississippi-Alabama High School All-Star game following his senior campaign…Selected to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen…As a junior, was named first-team all-state in the Class 3A division by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger and second-team all-state in all classifications…Recorded 154 tackles, including 27 tackles for loss, and eight sacks as a junior…Also blocked two punts and two extra points that season…Also lettered three years in basketball.

PERSONAL: Given name Joshua Caleb Boyd…Born in Jackson, Miss. …Single…Rang the bell during the holidays for The Salvation Army…Previous jobs include delivering furniture and working as a prep cook at a beach club during the summer…Enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing video games, listing “Call of Duty” as his favorite…Names Kobe Bryant as his favorite athlete…Lists Duck Dynasty as his favorite TV show and Friday as his favorite movie…Names Young Jeezy as his favorite recording artist and Miami as his favorite vacation spot…Residence: Starkville, Miss.

  • Played in 51 games with 41 starts at DT during his four seasons at Mississippi State (2009-12) and registered 125 tackles (45 solo), including 18 tackles for a loss, 8½ sacks and a fumble recovery.
  • Was named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy in 2012.
  • Led the Bulldogs’ defensive line with a career-high 51 tackles (14 solo) as a junior in 2011 and added a career-best eight tackles for a loss and 4½ sacks.
  • Was a teammate of Packers T Derek Sherrod at Mississippi State for two seasons (2009-10).
  • Became the first defensive player out of Mississippi State to be drafted by the Packers since DB Henry Monroe in 1979 (seventh round, No. 180 overall).
  • Was named first-team all-state by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger as a senior at Philadelphia (Miss.) High in 2008 and was selected to play for the East squad in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl game in San Antonio.


CAREER Highlights:

  • Drafted by the Packers with the second of two fifth-round selections (No. 167 overall), the lone compensatory choice awarded to the team in 2013.
  • Became the first defensive player out of Mississippi State to be drafted by the Packers since DB Henry Monroe in 1979 (seventh round, No. 180 overall).
  • Played in 51 games with 41 starts during his four seasons at Mississippi State (2009-12) and posted 125 tackles (45 solo), including 18 tackles for a loss, 8½ sacks and a fumble recovery.
  • Was named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy and was a preseason All-Southeastern Conference second-team selection by Athlon in 2012.
  • Led the Bulldogs’ defensive line with a career-high 51 tackles (14 solo) as a junior in 2011 anåd added a career-best eight tackles for a loss and 4½ sacks.
  • Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2010 and finished third on the team with 7½ tackles for loss.
  • Appeared in all 12 games with three starts as a true freshman in ’09 and posted 17 tackles (eight solo).
  • Was a teammate of Packers T Derek Sherrod at Mississippi State for two seasons (2009-10).
  • Was named first-team all-state by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger as a senior at Philadelphia (Miss.) High in 2008 and was selected to play for the East squad in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl game in San Antonio.
  • Rated the No. 12 defensive tackle prospect in the country by Scout.com. As a senior, registered 112 tackles, seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and a blocked kick.
  • Majored in business science at Mississippi State.

2012: Started all 13 games at DT and recorded 33 tackles (eight solo), including 2½ tackles for a loss, and 1½ sacks…Was named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy and was a preseason All-Southeastern Conference second-team selection by Athlon…Earned third-team preseason honors from the conference’s coaches…Vs. Auburn (Sept. 8): Registered four tackles (two solo) and his first career fumble recovery as he helped limit the Tigers to just 91 rushing yards on 39 carries (2.3 avg.)…At Kentucky (Oct. 6): Posted three tackles (two solo), including 1½ tackles for loss, and a sack in the road win…Vs. Texas A&M (Nov. 3): Recorded a season-high five tackles (all solo) and assisted on a tackle for loss. Also blocked a 33-yard field goal on the final play of the first half, the Bulldogs’ lone blocked kick of the season…Vs. Arkansas (Nov. 17): Matched his season high with five tackles (one solo)…At Mississippi (Nov. 24): Tied his season high again with five tackles (three solo) and a half-sack.

2011: Appeared in all 13 contests with 12 starts at DT and led the defensive line with a career-high 51 tackles (14 solo)…Also registered career bests in tackles for a loss (eight) and sacks (4½)…At Memphis (Sept. 1): Recorded his first sack of the season in the season opener…Vs. LSU (Sept. 15): Posted seven tackles (two solo)…At Georgia (Oct. 1): Registered four tackles (two solo) and a sack…Vs. South Carolina (Oct. 15): Recorded seven tackles (three solo) and a half-sack…At Kentucky (Oct. 29): Posted six tackles (two solo), including a season-best two tackles for a loss, and a sack…Vs. Alabama (Nov. 12): Registered a career-high 11 tackles (all solo), including two tackles for a loss, against the No. 3-ranked Crimson Tide…Vs. Wake Forest (Music City Bowl, Dec. 30): Recorded a tackle and a sack in the win.

2010: Started all 13 games at DT and finished third on the defense with 7½ tackles for loss…Registered 24 tackles (15 solo) and 2½ sacks…At LSU (Sept. 18): Posted three tackles (all assists)…Vs. Alcorn State (Oct. 2): Recorded four tackles (two solo), including 1½ tackles for loss…Vs. UAB (Oct. 23): Posted two tackles (both solo) and a sack…Vs. Kentucky (Oct. 30): Registered a season-high five tackles (three solo) and career highs for tackles for loss (2½) and sacks (1½).

2009: Played in all 12 games with three starts as a true freshman…Registered 17 tackles (eight solo) on the season…Vs. Jackson State (Sept. 5): Made his collegiate debut and posted two tackles (one solo)…Vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 3): Posted a season-high five tackles (three solo). 

HIGH SCHOOL: Was named first-team all-state by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger as a senior at Philadelphia (Miss.) High in 2008 and was selected to play for the East squad in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl game in San Antonio…Rated the No. 12 defensive tackle prospect in the country by Scout.com…As a senior, registered 112 tackles, seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and a blocked kick as he helped lead the team to a 9-3 record…Was chosen to play in the Mississippi-Alabama High School All-Star game following his senior campaign…Selected to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen…As a junior, was named first-team all-state in the Class 3A division by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger and second-team all-state in all classifications…Recorded 154 tackles, including 27 tackles for loss, and eight sacks as a junior…Also blocked two punts and two extra points that season…Also lettered three years in basketball.

PERSONAL: Given name Joshua Caleb Boyd…Born in Jackson, Miss. …Single…Rang the bell during the holidays for The Salvation Army…Previous jobs include delivering furniture and working as a prep cook at a beach club during the summer…Enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing video games, listing “Call of Duty” as his favorite…Names Kobe Bryant as his favorite athlete…Lists Duck Dynasty as his favorite TV show and Friday as his favorite movie…Names Young Jeezy as his favorite recording artist and Miami as his favorite vacation spot…Residence: Starkville, Miss.