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Josh Scobey
1  Josh Scobey
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
Running Back

2001 (SENIOR) ? Will serve as team captain and team representative for the Wildcats.

2000 (Junior) ? THIRD TEAM ALL-BIG 12 by coaches... Scored 16 rushing touchdowns in 2000, the third-highest single-season total in school history (20, Mack Herron, 1969 and 17, Jonathan Beasley, 2000)? Finished 44th in NCAA in scoring (7.38 ppg)... Third on team in scoring with 96 points... 96 points scored ranks T5th in K-State history? Scored a touchdown in 10 of K-State?s 14 games and had five games with two or more TDs?

Just missed matching career-high in rushing with 147 yards in Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic win over Tennessee... His 28 carries in that game were a career-high... Scored pair of touchdowns in third quarter (12 yds and 6 yds) that turned 21-14 halftime lead into 35-14 edge early in third period... Career-high 149 yards with 4 TDs (tied K-State single-game record for running backs) vs. Iowa State (11/4)... 22 carries, 43 yards, 2 TD at Missouri (11/18)? 26 rush, 62 yds, TD vs. Nebraska (11/11)... 49 yards, two touchdowns at Kansas (10/7)... 66 yards, two touchdowns at Colorado (9/30)... 81 yards, two touchdowns vs. Ball State, 9/16? 10 carries, 79 yards, TD vs. Louisiana Tech (9/2).

Northeastern A&M (OKLA.) CC - Two-year starter at Northeastern A&M... Earned first team All-Southwest Conference as a sophomore and second team honors as a freshman... Second team All-America pick in 1999 by NJCAA... Honorable mention All-America choice by JC Gridwire... Ranked as the No. 15 junior college player in the nation and No. 4 running back in 1999 by SuperPrep... Member of PrepStar?s Super 75 JuCo squad as one of the top 5 running back prospects .. Finished his JC career as the school?s all-time leading rusher with 2,423 yards and all-time touchdown leader with 31... Rushed for more than 1,100 yards in each of his two seasons... Averaged 5.4 yards per carry... Biggest JC sports thrill was winning the Southwest Conference championship with win over Navarro while rushing for 189 yards and three touchdowns... Earned Red River Bowl MVP honors in 1998 with 120 yards rushing, 65 yards in receptions and three touchdowns... Best game came against Navarro in 1999 with 230 yards and four rushing touchdowns, along with 59 yards in receptions... Junior college coach was Dale Patterson.

Del City HS - Honorable mention All-USA by USA Today... Listed as one of the top 10 recruits in Oklahoma and one of the top 2 running backs by First Down Recruiting... Named one of the top 10 running backs in the Big 12 Region by PrepStar... PrepStar All-America pick... Listed as one of the top 26 prospects and top 3 running backs in the Midlands by SuperPrep... SuperPrep All-America selection... Coaches? Player of the Year in the Mid-State Conference... Set single-season rushing record with 1,819 yards and 21 TDs in 1997... Rushed for 1,200 yards and 21 TDs in 1996... Rushed for 3,206 yards and 42 TDs in his high school career... Led team with 103 tackles as a sophomore... High school coach was Henry Manning... Lettered all four years in football and twice in track at Del City High.

Personal - Born Dec. 11, 1979... Mother is Flossie Scobey... Began classes at Kansas State in the spring of 2000... Originally signed with Kansas State in 1998 before attending Northeastern A&M CC.

Bowl Performances - Wildcats? leading rusher with 147 yards on career-high 28 carries in 35-21 win over Tennessee in 2001 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic... Scored two touchdowns for Wildcats in third quarter.

Career Stats - Rushing

?

G

Rush

Yds

Avg.

TD

Long

2000

13

169

718

4.2

16

34

Career highs - Carries: 28 vs. Tennessee (1/1/01); Yards: 149 vs Iowa State (11/4/00); TDs: 4 vs Iowa State (11/4/00); Long rush: 34 vs Louisiana Tech (9/2/00).

Career Stats - Receiving

G

Rec

Yds

Avg.

TD

Long

2000

13

4

29

7.3

0

15

Career highs - Catches: 2 vs Nebraska (11/11/00); Yards: 15 vs North Texas (9/23/00); Long reception: 15 vs North Texas (9/23/00).