5  Josh Jordan
Josh Jordan

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Amant, La.

High School:
St. Amant

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 218

Position:
Outside Wide Receiver

Experience:
SQ


Hoping to play a more prominent role directing the Pirates' offense after experiencing limited action last season as Patrick Pinkney's understudy ... Will officially enter his second year on the active roster trying to climb depth chart behind Brad Wornick and Rio Johnson, but move to wide receiver position is a possibility ... Arm strength and quick release are positives that could allow him to content for an increase in playing time ... Physical and mental toughness was evident by playing the entire 2009 spring period with a fractured hand (suffered during the off-season) ... Started the 2010 spring completing 16-of-23 passes for a team-best 170 yards during first scrimmage (April 3), leading the offense to nine first downs and a field goal ... In the second spring contest (April 10), converted on 14-of-24 passes for 112 yards and an 18-yard touchdown strike to Javon Brumsey ... Completed four-of-11 passes for 23 yards in the Purple-Gold Game (April 17).

2009: Experienced action in three games, completing five-of-seven passes for 61 yards ... First collegiate snap occurred against Rice in the second quarter ... Completed all four passes for 55 yards against the Owls, which included a career-long 31-yard pass to Andrew Bodenheimer and an 18-yarder to Darnel Ballard ... Also rushed three times for six yards vs. Rice ... Converted lone attempt against Memphis (to Dwayne Harris) for six yards in the final drive of the second quarter ... Went 0-2 in the fourth quarter against Virginia Tech and had one carry for zero yards in what ended up being final appearance of the year ... Completed all three of his pass attempts on third or fourth down, resulting in a pair of first downs.

2008: Redshirted during initial season in ECU program ... Officially signed with the Pirates in February, 2008.

High School: Completed 142-of-254 passes for 1,809 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior team captain at St. Amant High School (Ascension Parish) to earn all-district honors ... Turned in a career-high 392-yard, seven-touchdown performance during contest against St. Charles in 2007 and was selected as the Rivals.com National Player-of-the-Week ... Threw for 1,350 yards and 11 TDs on 102-of-209 passing while rushing for 333 yards on 84 carries as a junior in 2006 ... In all, earned three football letters and left St. Amant as the holder of five offensive records ... Nominated for the Warrick Dunn Award and was named program's Iron Man Award winner ... Selected to play in the Red Stick All-Star Game (Baton Rouge, La.) ... Gators' offensive coordinator David Oliver previously served on Conference USA rival Tulane's staff with former Pirate defensive backs coach Rick Smith ... Also recruited by Iowa State, Virginia and Connecticut ... A track letterman who captured a state title in the javelin throw.

Personal: Full name is Joshua Trabue Jordan ... Born February 21, 1989 ... Worked asa ball boy while father (Jeff Jordan) was on the coaching staff at Southwestern Louisiana (now known as the University of Louisiana- Lafayette) that featured Carolina Panthers' quarterback Jake Delhomme ... Major is family community services.