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50   Josh Samuda
Josh Samuda

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Hollywood, Fla.

High School:
Hollywood Hills H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 312

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
12/23/1988


11/21/2011

UMass Football Places 11 On CAA All-Conference Teams

Minutemen feature four All-CAA First Team performers

Josh Samuda Photo Gallery

On Samuda: Pressed in action as a redshirt freshman and performed well as an 11-game starter at left guard ... Talented offensive lineman ... Has worked hard to improve his game in all areas ... Comes off solid spring ... Has worked to lose some weight and get more refined in his shape ... Gives UMass a great foundation on the left side along with All-American Vladimir Ducasse.

As a Redshirt Senior in 2011:Game-By-Game Statistics

As a redshirt junior in 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics
• PROUNCED: suh-moo-duh
• 2010 Phil Steele Preseason Second-Team All-CAA.
• Junior who returns as a starter for the third year in a row on offensive line, this year at right guard. Started last two years at left guard.
• Started eight games in 2010 at right guard as UMass has allowed just 13 sacks in 10 games.
• UMass ranks second in the CAA and 26th in NCAA in fewest sacks allowed at 1.3 per game.
• UMass has had a 100-yard rusher in six of 10 games this season. Over last 21 games, UMass has had 100-yard rusher in 13 of the games.
• Over his 33 college games, UMass has allowed just 36 sacks, a little more than 1.0 per game.
• 2009 College Sporting News Preseason First Team All-American.
• Started 11 games last year at left guard. UMass has allowed 17 sacks (1.55 per game), 38th in the NCAA, 3rd in CAA.
• UMass had a 100-yard rusher in seven games last season (five by Tony Nelson and two by Jonathan Hernandez).
• Offense has gained more than 470 yards in three games including a season-high 500 vs. Stony Brook (9/26).
• In 2008, started last 11 games at left guard, played all 12.
• Part of line that allowed just six sacks, the fewest in the CAA (0.50 per game) and second in the NCAA in 2009.

As a sophomore in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
2009 College Sporting News Preseason First Team All-American ... Sophomore who saw first action, and started as a redshirt freshman last season. Returning starter at left guard ... 2009 College Sporting News Preseason First Team All-American ... Started all 11 games during the year at left guard. UMass has allowed 17 sacks (1.55 per game), 38th in the NCAA, 3rd in CAA ... UMass has had a 100-yard rusher in seven games this season (five by Tony Nelson and two by Jonathan Hernandez) ... Offense has gained more than 470 yards in three of last four games including a season-high 500 vs. Stony Brook (9/26).

As a freshman in 2008: Played in all 12 games, starting in 11 ... started the last 11 games of the season at left guard ... Part of offensive line that has allowed just six sacks, the fewest in the CAA (0.55 per game) and third in the NCAA ... Was a key to Tony Nelson's six 100-yard games during the season ... Offense has five games of more than 400 yards of total offense including season-best 593 yards vs. Bryant (10/25) ... UMass did not allow a sack until the final series of the third week at #7 James Madison (9/13) ... First-career start at Holy Cross (9/6), starting at left guard.

As a freshman in 2007: Redshirt season ... Part of scout team.

Before UMass: Starred at Hollywood Hills High School in Florida as an offensive tackle ... Member of First-Team Miami Herald All Broward 6A-4A Football Team ... All-County Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald as a senior on the offensive line ... Named North/South Broward All-Star ... Helped team to a 7-4 record playoff appearances ... Team rushed for 2,436 yards, a 5.81 average per rush and 25 rushing touchdowns ... Honorable Mention recognition as a junior.

Personal: Joshua A. Samuda ... Born December 23, 1988 in Birmingham, England ... Son of Joan Dore ... Majoring in Resource Economics.

TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2008 12 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2009 11 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
2010 11 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2011 11 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Tackles: 1, at HOFSTRA, Nov 21, 2009 (1-0)

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