Joshua Oglesby is a 5-foot-9 185 pound running back who made a verbal commitment last night to play for the Cougars (Class of 2018).
IM COMMITTED!!! pic.twitter.com/w1tiiogW4o
— Joshua David Oglesby (@joshdo19) May 12, 2017
Oglesby preps at Katy High School (Katy, TX), where as a junior he ran for 911 yards on 148 carries (6.2 avg) and scored 11 touchdowns. He also caught five passes for 50 yards, returned two punts for nine yards, and 15 kickoffs for 247 yards. He runs a 10.74 in the 100m.
|Hometown:||Katy, Texas||High School:||Katy|
|Class:||2018||HT/WT:||5’9”, 185 lbs.|
|Position:||Running Back||40 time:||4.69|
|Offer date:||May 6, 2017||Commit date:||May 11, 2017|
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I caught up with Josh to ask him about his recruitment:
BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?
Oglesby: I feel like it was just the best fit for me. I felt really comfortable with the coaching staff and had a lot of trust on what they where telling me. They have a really good winning tradition and that is what I am coming from. It felt like I was already apart of the family and the coaching staff is leading this team in the right direction.
BYU Insider: What other schools were showing you love in the recruiting process?
Oglesby: Montana State, Citadel
BYU Insider: What are some of your favorites?
Oglesby: Friday Night Lights, Rap music
BYU Insider: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Oglesby: The great ones work when no one is watching
BYU Insider: Who is a current player (collegiate or pro) that you seek to emulate on the field? Name:
Oglesby: Trayveon Williams (texas a&m RB)
BYU Insider: What are your personal goals for this season (2017)?
Oglesby: Helping my team win a state championship!
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