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Joe Ostman
Joe  Ostman


St. Ignace, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 255


Marketing (3.66 GPA)

2015: [Game-by-Game] Saw action in three games, including two starts, before missing the rest of the season with an injury … received a medical redshirt … had six tackles including a sack against Oklahoma State (9/3) … tallied five tackles at Western Michigan (10/10).

2014: [Game-by-Game] Started in all 13 games ... earned Third Team All-Mid-American Conference honors ... earned Academic All-MAC honors and was named a MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete ... ranked third on the team with 60 tackles including 33 solos ... totaled 10.0 tackles-for-a-loss for 29 yards including three sacks ... tallied a career-high two sacks against Purdue (9/6) ... credited with forced fumbles against Toledo (9/27) and Miami (11/15) ... had a career-high six solo tackles at Northern Illinois (10/11) ... tallied a career-high eight tackles versus Ball State (10/18) ... recovered a fumble against Western Michigan (11/22) ... recorded four tackles and forced a key fumble against Western Kentucky in the Bahamas Bowl (12/24) ... ranks third among MAC defensive lineman in tackles per game (4.6) and 11th in tackles-for-a-loss (10.0).

2013: [Game-by-Game] The only true freshman to see playing time during the 2013 season ... played in all 12 games at defensive end and on special teams ... totaled 20 tackles, including nine solos and 1.5 for a loss, two quarterback hits and two pass break-ups ... recorded a season high four tackles against Northern Illinois (10/19) ... made three tackles and registered his first career sack, for a loss of six yards, at Ball State (11/6) ... also had three stops against UMass (11/23) ... recovered a fumble in the regular season finale versus Eastern Michigan (11/29).

High School: Four-year letterwinner... played linebacker and tight end...ranked No. 32 on Detroit Free Press Fab 50 and No. 51 on Detroit News Blue Chip List...selected to the AP Division 7-8 All-State football team...named a first team linebacker by the Detroit Free Press and to the All-U.P. Dream Team...honored as Ski Valley Conference North Defensive and Conference Player of the Year...named First Team Ski Valley Conference North and all-area as a linebacker and tight end...selected to play in the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game...led the Saints to a conference championship and advanced to the state semifinals in junior and senior a senior, recorded 145 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery as well as 38 receptions for 638 yards and nine touchdowns...totaled 444 career tackles, 16 sacks, four interceptions, two forced fumbles, and five fumble recoveries...had 76 career receptions for 1,098 yards and 11 touchdowns...also lettered four years in wrestling and track & field...a three-time state wrestling champion...owns the school record for consecutive wins (141), wins in a season (57), and career win percentage (94.1%)...three-time U.P. champion and four-time conference champion...maintains a 3.8 GPA.

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