A hard-working, reliable and quickly-developing walk-on who appears ready to take the next step from a contribution standpoint during sophomore campaign ...Will open his second fall camp as a member of the offensive two-deep, penciled in along with Cory Dowless as Matt Butler's backup at left guard ... Should experience an increase in playing time on line and perhaps develop into a mainstay as a member of the special teams ... Impresses coaching staff with continued acclimation to college game and understanding of offensive scheme ... Has enjoyed notable progress in strength and conditioning system, improving quickness, agility and lateral movement despite size ... Officially earned roster position during the fall of 2005.
2006: Played in two games as a redshirt freshman ... Experienced action in home games against SMU (10/21) and Marshall (11/11) ... Logged a total of five plays from scrimmage at the guard position but was not credited with a knockdown block.
2005: Redshirted ... Contributed solid work as member of the offensive scout team.
High School: Earned a total of 10 varsity letters (four in football, four in track and two in basketball) at Jacksonville High School ... Elected as team captain on Cardinals' track and football teams ... Helped lead JHS to track championship in 2005.
Personal: Full name is Joshua John Stahl ... Born July 1, 1987 at Jacksonville, N.C. ... A communications major.