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#9 Josh Snead
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Smithfield, N.C.
High School: Smithfield-Selma
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Josh Snead Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 07/22/2013
2013: Reserve running back ... quick, agile back and home run threat on every touch ... experienced, explosive runner with the football ... expected to compete for significant game action ... could have an impact in the kickoff return game ... in 23 career games (1 start), has rushed 144 times for 717 yards (4.98), caught 10 passes for 46 yards (4.60) and returned 22 kickoffs for 483 yards (21.96) ... has rushed for 25+ yards in 13 career games ... owns one career 100-yard rushing game, a 107-yard effort on 17 attempts against Cincinnati in the Belk Bowl in 2012 ... has compiled 1,246 all-purpose yards including a career-high 183-yard performance versus Alabama in 2010 ... has lost two career fumbles in 176 total touches ... on the field for 478 career snaps ... among active players in the ACC, ranks eighth in rushing yards per attempt, 12th in rushing yards and 21st in all-purpose yards ... in the annual Spring Game, rushed 11 times for 67 yards and one TD.

2012: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in all 13 games with one start ... lone starting assignment came against Clemson ... rushed 99 times for 496 yards (5.01) and two TDs while catching 10 passes for 46 yards (4.60) and one TD ... was second on the team in rushing yardage and tied for sixth in scoring ... gained a season-high 107 yards on 17 attempts in the Belk Bowl against Cincinnati ... performance against the Bearcats marked the fourth 100-yard bowl game effort in Duke history and ranks as the third-highest single-bowl game outing behind only Steve Lach’s 124 yards against Oregon State in the Rose Bowl on January 1, 1942 and Georgia Clark’s 123 yards versus Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on January 1, 1945 ... the 6.29 yards per attempt marked the fourth-highest single-bowl game total in school history ... had 15 carries for 99 yards in the win over North Carolina ... rushing TDs came against FIU and N.C. Central ... caught a season-high three passes versus Clemson ... scoring reception covered 18 yards against N.C. Central ... in the 54-17 win over the Eagles, became the first Duke player to score via rushing attempt and pass reception in the same game since Scottie Montgomery accomplished the feat versus Wake Forest in 1999 ... had 30+ rushing yards in six weeks ... joined with fellow Duke RBs Jela Duncan and Juwan Thompson to combine for 1,403 yards on 283 rushing attempts ... on the field for 332 total snaps including a season-high 46 against Miami.

2011: Did not see game action while recovering from foot injury suffered in August, 2011.

2010: Played in 10 games ... missed the Navy and Virginia contests due to injury ... rushed 45 times for 221 yards and one TD ... led Duke in rushing yards per attempt (4.91) ... returned 22 kickoffs for 483 yards ... led Duke and ranked seventh in the ACC in kickoff return average (22.0) ... rushed for a season-high 83 yards on 14 attempts against Alabama ... also against the Crimson Tide, returned four kickoffs for 103 yards ... the 83 rushing yards rank as the 21st-highest single-game total by a Blue Devil freshman while the 186 all-purpose yardage total stands as the eighth-best single-game total by a Duke rookie ... first career TD came in the season-opener versus Elon ... recorded 704 all-purpose yards on the year, a total that ranks eighth on the school’s single-season chart for freshmen ... played 142 total snaps including a season-best 30 versus Alabama ... enrolled at Duke in January, 2010.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Lettered two seasons (2006-07) at South Johnston High School under coach Joe Salas and two seasons at Smithfield-Selma High School (2008-09) under coach Anthony Barbour ... helped South Johnston to a two-year record of 17-6 with two state playoff berths ... helped Smithfield-Selma to a two-year ledger of 12-11 with a state playoff appearance in 2008 ... charted as the 95th-top running back in the country and the 22nd-best overall prospect in North Carolina by Scout.com ... All-Mid Atlantic Region choice by SuperPrep ... as a senior, rushed for 1,932 yards and 27 TDs while returning three kickoffs for TDs ... earned all-conference and all-area honors in 2009 ... rushed for 965 yards and 15 TDs while recording 83 tackles and two interceptions during junior season ... two-time team MVP at Smithfield-Selma ... as a sophomore, rushed for 786 yards and 13 TDs while catching 10 passes for 329 yards and three TDs ... rushed nine times for 33 yards to help North Carolina to a 24-14 win over South Carolina in the annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on December 19, 2009 in Spartanburg, S.C. ... also lettered in track and field ... set Smithfield-Selma High School records in the 100-meter (10.33) and 200-meter (21.6) dashes ... at the state championship meet in 2009, placed fifth in the 100-meters and sixth in the 200-meters.

PERSONAL: Son of Rachel and Terrance Snead ... born June 19, 1991 ... majoring in psychology.

SINGLE-GAME CAREER HIGHS
Category: Career-high, Opponent, Year
Rush attempts: 17 vs. Cincinnati, 2012
Rushing yards: 107 vs. Cincinnati, 2012
Rushing TDs: 1, three times; last vs. N.C. Central, 2012
Pass receptions: 3 vs. Clemson, 2012
Receiving yards: 24 vs. N.C. Central, 2012
Receiving TDs: 1 vs. N.C. Central, 2012
Kickoff returns: 5 vs. Georgia Tech, 2010
Kickoff return yards: 108 vs. North Carolina, 2010
All-purpose yards: 186 (83 RUSH, 0 REC, 103 KOR, 0 PR) vs. Alabama, 2010
Longest rush: 27 yards vs. Alabama, 2010
Longest reception: 18 yards (TD) from Sean Renfree vs. N.C. Central, 2012

Josh Snead's Career Rushing Stats
Year G/GS Rush Yards Avg. TD Lg
2010 10/0 45 221 4.91 1 27
2012 13/1 99 496 5.01 2 22
Total 23/1 144 717 4.98 3 27
Josh Snead's Career Recieving Stats
Year G/GS Rec Yards Avg. TD Lg
2010 10/0 0 0 0 0
2012 13/1 10 46 4.60 1 18
Total 23/1 10 46 4.60 1 18
Josh Snead's Career Kickoff Return Stats
Year G/GS KOR Yards Avg. TD Lg
2010 10/0 22 483 21.96 0 36
2012 13/1 0 0 -- 0 0
Total 23/1 22 483 21.96 0 36

2010 Game Log
Opponent Rush Yds Lg TD Rec Yds Lg TD
Elon 7 29 8 1 0 0 0 0
Wake Forest 5 14 5 0 0 0 0 0
Alabama 14 83 27 0 0 0 0 0
Army 5 32 13 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 4 32 24 0 0 0 0 0
Miami 7 28 12 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia Tech 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Navy   — DNP —            
Virginia   — DNP —            
Boston College 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Georgia Tech 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
North Carolina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2012 Game Log
Opponent Rush Yds Lg TD Rec Yds Lg TD
FIU  7  47  19  1  0  0  0  0
Stanford  4  5  2  0  2  2  3  0
N.C. Central  6  21  10  1  2  24  18  1
Memphis  7  14  6  0  0  0  0 0
Wake Forest  6  32  10  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia  7  37  14  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia Tech  5  10  7  0  0  0  0  0
North Carolina  15  99  19  0  0  0  0  0
Florida State  7  26  11  0  1  -3  0  0
Clemson  3  27  13  0  3  12  6  0
Georgia Tech  2  19  15  0  0  0  0  0
Miami  13  52  12  0  1  6  6  0
Cincinnati  17  107  22  0  1  5  5  0
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