Josh Victorian

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Josh Victorian
No. 27     Houston Texans
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-07-10) July 10, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Destrehan (LA)
College: Louisiana Tech
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2012 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2013
Tackles 13
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Josh Jermaine Victorian[1] (born July 10, 1988) is an American football Cornerback who is currently with the Houston Texans in the National Football League. He signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an Undrafted free agent. He played Cornerback at Louisiana Tech.

He was also a member of the New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints.

Early years[edit]

He attended Destrehan High School in Louisiana. He was selected to the first team All-District 5-5A for three consecutive years while at high school.[1]

College career[edit]

He played college football at Louisiana Tech. He finished with 87 tackles, 5 interceptions and 27 pass deflections.[2]

In his senior year, he finished the season with 36 Tackles, 2 Interceptions and 16 pass deflections.[2] On September 4, 2010, he had an interception against Grambling State.[3] On September 25, 2010 in a regular season game against Southern Mississippi in which he had an interception.[4]

In his Junior year, He finished the season with 31 Tackles, 3 Interceptions and 7 pass deflections.[2] On October 31, 2009, In a regular season game against Idaho in which He had an Interception to go along with 6 tackles but Louisiana Tech loss 35-34.[5] The following week on November 6, 2009, In a game against No.5 ranked Boise State, he had 9 tackles and an interception in which he returned 75 yards for the touchdown with 13:12 minutes left in the 3rd quarter to cut the lead to 27-14 as Louisiana Tech loss the game 45-35.[6]

In his sophomore year, he finished the season with 11 tackles and 3 pass deflections.[2]

In his freshman year, he finished the season with 9 tackles and a pass deflection.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On July 28, 2011, he signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent.[7] On September 3, 2011, he was released.[8]

New England Patriots[edit]

On September 22, 2011, he was signed to the New England Patriots practice squad.[9] On October 7, 2011, he was resigned to the practice squad.[10] On October 25, 2011, He was released from the practice squad when the team re-signed Malcolm Williams.[11] On October 28, 2011, He was re-signed to the practice squad.[12] On November 17, 2011, He was released by the team after they re-signed Ross Ventrone to the practice squad.[13] On November 23, 2011, He was re-signed to the practice squad.[14]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On January 18, 2012, He signed with the New Orleans Saints to a reserve/futures contract.[15]

New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

On June 19, 2012, He signed with the New Orleans VooDoo of the Arena Football League.[16][17]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On August 3, 2012, He signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers.[18] On August 31, 2012, He was released.[19] On September 1, 2012, He was signed to the practice squad.[20] On December 8, 2012 he was signed to the Steelers Active Roster.

Houston Texans[edit]

In 2013, he was signed to the Houston Texans practice squad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Louisiana Tech Profile". latechsports.com. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Josh Victorian College Statistics". sports-reference.com/. 
  3. ^ "Grambling State 6, Louisiana Tech 20 Box score". sports-reference.com/. 
  4. ^ "Southern Mississippi 13, Louisiana Tech 12 Box score". sports-reference.com/. 
  5. ^ "Louisiana Tech 34, Idaho 35 Box score". sports-reference.com/. 
  6. ^ "(5) Boise State 45, Louisiana Tech 35 Box score". sports-reference.com/. 
  7. ^ "Ravens sign 26 undrafted free agents". masnsports.com. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "Ravens announce roster cuts". carrollcountytimes.com. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  9. ^ "Patriots sign LB Jeff Tarpinian to the 53-man roster". patriots.com. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Patriots re-sign DB Josh Victorian to practice squad". patriots.com. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  11. ^ "Patriots sign DB Malcolm Williams to practice squad". patriots.com. Retrieved 25 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "Patriots release defensive back Leigh Bodden". boston.com. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  13. ^ "Ross Ventrone signed to practice squad". patriots.com. Retrieved 17 November 2011. 
  14. ^ "OL Donald Thomas re-signed; Ross Ventrone released". patriots.com. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  15. ^ "New Orleans Saints announce four more players signed to futures contracts.". nola.com. Retrieved 18 January 2012. 
  16. ^ "VooDoo Add Local Talent In Ex-LA Tech DB Josh Victorian". sportsnola.com. Retrieved June 19, 2012. 
  17. ^ "VooDoo Add Local Product Victorian". arenafootball.com. Retrieved June 19, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Steelers make roster moves". steelers.com. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  19. ^ "Steelers Reduce Roster to 53". steelers.com. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  20. ^ "Steelers Agree To Terms With Eight For Practice Squad". steelers.com. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 

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