Joe Webb - 5
Joe Webb

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Wenonah

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Position:
Quarterback

Birthdate:
11/14/1986

Experience:
2L


Enters spring practice as the No. 1 quarterback on the depth chart ... a gifted athlete, he has excellent size and arm strength ... has seen action at QB in nine games during his career ... has a career percentage of 58.3 ... a passing and running threat ... definitely a "player to watch" in Conference USA in 2008.

2007: Saw extensive action on the field for the Blazers but most of it until late in the season came at wide receiver ... saw quarterback playing time in seven contests ... was 43-of-71 passing in the final three games ... made only start during season at QB (in season finale at Marshall, 14-of-26 for 200 yards with 1 TD pass) ... made nine starts overall in '07 (8 at WR, 1 at QB) ... was 14-of-20 for 112 yards vs. Memphis in next-to-last game ... against UCF (11/10/07), he hit 15-of-25 passes for 156 yards with three touchdowns and one interception ... also was productive in action at receiver as he finished with 30 receptions for 459 yards with three touchdown catches ... recorded three games with six receptions ... season-high was 106-yard performance (and one touchdown) vs. Tulane ... had six catches for 98 yards and a touchdown in season-opener at Michigan State ... registered 288 rushing yards with one rushing touchdown ... had season-high of 81 yards on 18 rushing attempts.

2006: His first action of the season did not come until the 11th game at Southern Miss, but he made the most of his opportunity in his final two contests (both road games) ... started season finale at UCF ... connected on 33-of-51 passes (64.7 percent) for 426 yards with one touchdown pass ... had quarterback rating of 141.3 in his limited action ... also rushed for 38 yards in two games ... came off the bench against Southern Miss and hit 8-of-12 passes for137 yards and a touchdown ... his touchdown was a 19-yarder to Sylvester Mencer ... at UCF, he hit 25-of-39 passes for 289 yards ... his 289-yard performance was a season-high for any Blazer quarterback ... had a long rush of 36 yards in Southern Miss game.

2005: Did not see any action during his true freshman season and was redshirted ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Wenonah High School ... was named honorable mention Class 5A all-state by The Birmingham News ... coached by Ronald Cheatham ... threw for more than 2,000 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior ... played with a broken left wrist to complete 14 of 24 passes for four touchdowns in one game ... set single-game record for Birmingham city schools ... led Wenonah to the first round of state playoffs...team finished third in its region ... set school record at Wenonah with a 415-yard passing performance with four touchdown passes ... served as team captain his senior season ... was selected his team Most Valuable Player ... also participated in basketball and baseball during prep career ... was member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 14, 1986 at Birmingham, Ala. ... son of Wanda and Joseph Webb (divorced) ... major is criminal justice.

 
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