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38   Josh Gornto
Josh Gornto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durham, N.C.

High School:
Jordan

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
Defensive Back


Fourth-year member of the Bucknell defense ... made big strides between his freshman and sophomore seasons ... was mainly a backup safety as a junior ... fast, physical player who should benefit from another year of experience. 2008 (Junior): Saw action in all 11 games, starting one at Lehigh ... 14 of 18 tackles came during four-game stretch late in season ... posted season-high five tackles vs. Colgate. 2007 (Sophomore): Played in seven games, including three starts, at free safety ... started season opener against Duquesne ... missed four mid-season games with an ankle injury ... finished with 27 tackles (15 solo) ... credited with one forced fumble ... had 10 tackles against Lafayette and nine against Lehigh. 2006 (Freshman): Made a good showing in a pair of junior varsity contests ... finished with eight tackles, a pass breakup, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble. Jordan High School: Lettered three times in football and twice in track ... 2005 Herald Sun First Team All-Area defensive back and Defensive Player of the Year ... team's defensive MVP ... October 2005 Student-Athlete of the Month ... 2005 First Team and 2004 Honorable Mention All-Pac 6 Conference ... 2005 Pac 6 Defensive Back of the Year ... 2005 Pac 6 champion in 200-meter dash. Personal: Full name is Joshua Carl Gornto ... born Aug. 23, 1988 in Durham, N.C. ... parents are Bob and Joy Gornto ... has an older brother Zachary ... Eagle Scout ... major is geology ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

 Gornto's Career Defensive Statistics
Year G/GS UT AT TT TFL INT PD FF FR
2006 0/0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
2007 7/3 15 12 27 0.5-1 0 0 1 0
2008 11/1 9 9 18 0-0 0 0 0 0
Totals 18/4 24 21 45 0.5-1 0 0 1 0
Position:
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