92 Josh Eden
Bucknell Places 252 Student-Athletes on University's 2011 Fall Semester Dean's List and 123 on Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
Academic All-Patriot League Team Members Tim Bolte and Bryce Robertson Highlight List
Three-Time All-Patriot League Selection Robert De La Rosa Named Team MVP
Thanksgiving 2011 Edition
Bison Place Six Players on First Team
Bucknell Football vs. Duquesne
Missed 2008 and 2009 seasons while completing a Mormon mission ... returned to Bucknell for the spring 2010 semester and participated in spring practice ... enters 2011 three sacks shy of joining Bucknell's career top-10 list ... team co-captain ... first two-time Bison captain since Greg Jones in 2008 and 2009.
2010 (Junior): First Team All-Patriot League ... earned team's Bison Gridiron Club Award as team MVP ... team co-captain ... earned team's George Rieu Award as the outstanding defensive lineman ... earned team's Keating-Rieu Award as the outstanding player in the Colgate game when he had six tackles, a sack and an FCS record-tying three blocked extra points ... FCS record eight blocked kicks (6 extra points, 2 field goals) ... FCS record six blocked extra points ... named Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week following Colgate game (Nov. 8) ... third on team with 54 tackles ... led team in tackles for loss (10.5) and sacks (4.5) ... third in Patriot League in tackles for loss and sixth in sacks ... posted at least four tackles in each of season's first 10 games ... one of six Bison defensive players to start all 11 games.
2007 (Sophomore): First Team All-Patriot League selection ... started all 11 games for a second straight year ... posted 53 tackles to rank seventh on team ... ranked fourth in the Patriot League in sacks (4.5) and fifth in tackles for loss (11) ... posted season-high nine tackles against both Holy Cross and Lehigh ... posted at least one tackle for loss in nine of 11 games.
2006 (Freshman): One of two rookies to start every game on defense ... finished with 37 tackles (19 solo), including a team-high four sacks and seven tackles for loss ... ranked fifth in the Patriot League in sacks ... also intercepted a pass and batted down two others ... recovered one fumble ... season-high seven tackles at Lehigh ... had five solo stops and six total tackles against Colgate ... pickoff came at Holy Cross ... logged two sacks each against Marist and Colgate ... won the team's George Rieu Award as the most outstanding defensive lineman ... earned Lewisburg Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week honors after the Marist and Colgate games.
State College High School: Lettered three times in football and twice in baseball ... captained State College football team under head coach Albert Wolski ... Associated Press All-State defensive end ... played in East-West All-Star Game ... all-conference selection ... member of Central Pennsylvania chapter of National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.
Personal: Full name is Joshua Timothy Eden ... born Oct. 30, 1987 in Brigham City, Utah ... son of Timothy and Kris Eden ... has three sisters, Erin, Abbie and Emilee ... majoring in accounting.
Eden's Career Defensive Statistics Year G/GS UT AT TT TFL QBS PD FF FR 2006 11/11 19 18 37 7-22 4-17 2 0 1 2007 11/11 26 27 53 11-39 4.5-20 3 0 0 2010 11/11 35 19 54 10.5-54 4.5-40 4 2 0 Totals 33/33 80 64 144 28.5-11513-77 9 2 1