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#3 Justin Hoskins
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Other College: Notre Dame
Justin Hoskins
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Release: 02/13/2007

Transferred from Notre Dame prior to 2006 season ... ranked second on team in rushing yards and touchdowns last season.

2007: All-MAC third team ... appeared in all 14 games, starting nine ... ranked second on team in rushing yards (664) and touchdowns (10) ... returned six kickoffs for 99 yards ... found the end zone seven times in a five-game span midway through the year ... carried five times for 18 yards and a score and caught a 15-yard touchdown pass at Purdue (9/15) ... ran five times for 24 yards and a touchdown against North Dakota State (9/22) ... 14 totes for 93 yards and two scores versus Northern Illinois (9/29) ... ran for 81 yards and a touchdown on just seven carries, including a 51-yard dash, at Ball State (10/6) ... carried 11 times for 27 yards and caught two passes for 32 yards and a score against Army (10/13) ... posted season-highs in carries (24) and yards (151) along with two touchdowns at Kent State (10/27) ... rushed 12 times for 45 yards and a score at Western Michigan (11/6) ... scampered for 133 yards and scored twice on just 11 carries against Eastern Michigan (11/16) ... scored on runs of 76 and 12 yards against Eastern Michigan ... 76-yard run against Eastern Michigan was CMU’s longest rush from scrimmage in 2007.

2006: Sat out due to transfer.

At Notre Dame (2004-05): Returned 14 kickoffs for 279 yards (19.9 ypr) ... starting running back in 2004 Insight Bowl as a true freshman ... carried the ball six times for a total of 15 yards.

High School: Gatorade Player of the Year in Michigan in 2003 ... all-state first team in 2003 ... two-way starter for three seasons ... rushed for 1,621 yards and 19 touchdowns and caught 20 passes for 134 yards and two scores as a senior ... also completed all three pass attempts for 71 yards and a touchdown ... returned a punt, a kickoff and an interception for touchdowns ... posted 60 tackles as a senior ... ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the state by the Detroit Free Press ... two-time state Division 1 long jump champion ... set meet records with leaps of 23-0 ¾ in 2002 and 23-5 in 2004.

Personal: Son of Brenda and Osbe Hoskins ... born Feb. 27, 1985 ... prep coach was Nick Browder ... social science major.