Josh Victorian

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Josh Victorian
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Victorian in the 2014 NFL preseason.
No. -- Free agent
Position: 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) Destrehan High School
College: Louisiana Tech
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
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 a free agent. He signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an Undrafted free agent. He played Cornerback at Louisiana Tech.

He has also been a member of the New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans, Detroit Lions, and New York Giants.

Early years[edit]

Victorian 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, Victorian 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, Victorian 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 lost the game 45-35.[6]

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

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

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

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

New England Patriots[edit]

On September 22, 2011, Victorian was signed to the New England Patriots practice squad.[9] On October 7, 2011, he was re-signed 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, Victorian signed with the New Orleans Saints to a reserve/futures contract.[15]

New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

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

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On August 3, 2012, Victorian 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, Victorian was signed to the Houston Texans practice squad. Victorian was released on August 31, 2014.[21]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On September 23, 2014, Victorian was signed to the Detroit Lions 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. 
  21. ^ "http://www.khou.com/story/sports/nfl/texans/2014/08/31/texans-cut-wr-thomas-announce-practice-squad/14913059/". KHOU. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 

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