|Birth Date:||Feb. 7, 1990|
|Hometown:||Giles Co., Tenn.|
|High School:||Giles County|
Joshua has found a home in the backfield and is ready to return to action in his new role after a redshirt season in 2009...was a backup linebacker as a true freshman in 2008, then made the move to tailback and sat out last season...had an outstanding showing in the spring...good zone runner...can be used as a larger back...good hands as a receiver and can block well...has developed his size and strength...year off will benefit him...a physical player, he will see action on special teams in punt return and punt coverage units...has the chance to come out of the summer as a key contributor.
AT TECH — (In 2009): Josh was a redshirt in his second season, taking advantage of the time off the field to develop his size and strength through weight room efforts.
(In 2008): Joshua saw action in five games as a true freshman in a backup role at linebacker...had one solo tackle against Jacksonville State.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time all-region selection at Giles County High School, Perez was also named the Region Defensive Back of the Year both seasons...a four-year letterman, he was twice selected team captain ...selected as a 2007 preseason All-State and also preseason Army All-Academic team....two-time regional weightlifting champion...also lettered four years on the baseball team at Giles County...named all-region in baseball....twice voted team captain of the baseball team.
PERSONAL: The son of Edward and Marla Perez...birthdate is February 7, 1990...full name is Joshua Duque Perez...majoring in business management.