Josh returns for his junior season and will be one of WSU’s top running backs after earning Second Team All-Conference honors last year. After two seasons with the Wildcats he has played in 22 career games and has 209 rushing attempts for 1,251 yards. He enters the season ranked 22nd in Weber State history in career rushing yards.
Played in all 11 games for the Wildcats and started in 10 games...Was Weber State’s top running back throughout the season and earned Big Sky Second Team All-Conference honors...Finished fourth in the Big Sky in rushing at 63.7 yards per game...Led the Wildcat rushing attack finishing with 118 rushing attempts for 701 yards and five rushing touchdowns...Averaged 5.9 yards per carry...Rushed for over 100 yards twice during the year...Finished with 117 yards on 18 carries in WSU’s first game of the season at Wyoming...Had a career-high 121 yards on 17 carries against second-ranked Montana State on Nov. 5...Also had a season-high two rushing touchdowns in the game with the Bobcats...Also had touchdowns against Sacramento State and Southern Utah...Against the Thunderbirds he had a career-long 42-yard rush...During the season he became the 26th Wildcat to reach 1,000 career rushing yards...Finished the season with 16 receptions for 109 yards...Was fourth on the Wildcat squad in all-purpose yards with 810, 73.6 yards per game.
Played in all 11 games and started one game for the Wildcats during the season...Finished third on the team in rushing yards per game at 50...Rushed for 550 yards on 91 carries during the season, an average of 6.0 yards per carry, best on the WSU squad...Also recorded two touchdowns, one at Boston College and one at Northern Colorado...Had a career-high game of 90 yards on eight carries in the four-overtime win over Northern Colorado, including a 61-yard rush, his longest of the season...Also had 13 receptions for 97 yards on the season, and had one receiving touchdown at Sacramento State...Was fourth on the Wildcat team in all-purpose yards with 647 for an average of 58.8 per game.
Sat out the season as a red-shirt.
Putnam North High School
Played under Coach Bob Wilson at Putnam North High School in Oklahoma City...Was a high school rival with current WSU teammate Robbie Diamond who attended Putnam High...Made the Oklahoma “Top 50 List” in 2008...Earned All-State Class 6A honors...Rushed for more than 1,100 yards in 2008, averaging 9.4 yards per game.
Full name is Joshua Booker...Was born Oct. 2, 1990...Is majoring in Business Administration at Weber State...Favorite pro athlete is Reggie Bush...Loves cinnamon rolls, singing and acting.