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Josh Savidge
Josh Savidge

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Naples, FL

High School:
Naples

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 285

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
03/12/1986

Major:
Business Management


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Motor City Bowl: Recorded two tackles including half-tackle for a loss of one yard.

2008: Returned from a 2007 mid-season knee surgery stronger, more confident and with a drive that had been unmatched...posted a strong spring and preseason...helped to solidify a line that needed to provide a better pass rush...recorded a tackle in every game played, but one...had a season-high four tackles twice the first at Middle Tennessee, all solo, and the second against ULL...had three at Texas...ended the season...only lineman to start every game.

2007: Part of a season-opening defensive line that was the most athletic in the program's seven-year history...four games in suffered a knee injury at the North Texas game and redshirted the season...recorded three tackles in the season opener and four against North Texas...underwent surgery and used the spring to rehabilitate.

2006: Played in every game and had the opportunity to strengthen the two-deep by capitalizing on his playing time as a true freshman...recorded 12 tackles, 11 solo, and a sack against Troy...also credited with a pass broken up and a quarterback hurry...had two fumble recoveries.

2005: Moved into the line-up right away...drew his first collegiate start against Oklahoma State...played in every game...recorded 19 total tackles, including eight solo...recorded three his first game (Kansas), four versus Middle Tennessee and five the final game of the year at FIU...had one tackle for a loss, a sack and a loss of six yards...used the knowledge gained and worked overtime in the off-season to gain size and strength.

High School: Played for Billy Kramer at Naples High School, where he recorded seven sacks and eight tackles for a loss...also credited with one interception...earned All-County honors and was named to the All-District team.

Personal: Business management major...son of Michael and Olga Savidge...born March 12, 1986, in Portland, OR.

FAU Career Defensive Stats
YearGMSUTATTTTFLSACKS
200511811191-61-6
200612111120.5-00-0
200744592.0-81-4

2008131414285.0-120.5-2

Total403731688.5-263.5-12
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