Josh Muse


Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Denham Springs Hs

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 315



Josh Muse

2007: Started all 12 games at defensive tackle...had 47 tackles, 18 solo and 29 assisted...tallied eight tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks...named second team All-WAC...had a career-high two sacks at Fresno State and LSU...had seven tackles, two for loss and a sack in win over New Mexico State... 2006: Started 11 games at nose tackle during the season, missing two due to injury ... Led all Tech defensive linemen in tackles with 48, including 16 solo stops and 32 assisted tackles, despite missing almost three full games ... Totaled 2.0 TFL for minus seven yards ... Had one forced fumble ... Registered a career-high eight tackles in win over Nicholls State ... Had seven tackles vs. Top 25 Texas A&M and San Jose State ... Had 1.5 TFL vs. Texas A&M ... 2005: Saw action in all 11 games for Louisiana Tech on the defensive line .. Totaled 22 tackles during the season, three solo stops and 19 assists ... Also had 4.5 tackles for loss for minus 14 yards ... Recorded two sacks for minus 10 yards ... Had one fumble recovery and one pass break up ... Posted five tackles against Nevada ... Had four tackles in win over North Texas and loss to Boise State ... Registered sacks against New Mexico State and North Texas ... 2004: Member of the scout squad ... 2003: Redshirted ... High School: Lettered three years for head coach Nolan Gill and the Yellow Jackets ... Named first team all-district on defense and second-team all-district on offense as a senior... Honorable mention all-state and honorable mention Superdozen in 2002... Named all-metro first team ... Played in the Metro All-Star game ... As a junior he was named 1st team all-district defense and all-metro ... Also named first team all-district as a sophomore ... Member of the Rivals.com Louisiana Top 30 team ... Recorded 79 tackles including 10 tackles for loss and five sacks in 2002 ... Also registered three fumble recoveries and one interception ... Recorded 89 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior ... Also played basketball as a sophomore and junior and participated on the track and field team as a sophomore and senior ... Getting Acquainted: Son of Woodrow and Brenda Muse ... Has three brothers, Terry, Kendrick and Jeremiah ... Management major ... Born Nov. 23, 1984, in Baton Rouge ... Will turn 23 late in the season.