Josh Marriner
Josh  Marriner

RS Sophomore

Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Western Branch

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 201

Running Back



Football Team Holds Media Day, Captains Announced

Adams, Campenni, Knappe and Vann Elected Captains


Football Visits Covenant Prep In Hartford

Member of the UConn visited school to discuss athletics, academics and community.


Blue Tops White 13-3 In Spring Game

Quarterback Bryant Sherriffs had 168 yards of passing to lead the Blue.


Husky Football Awards Show Held On Friday

The 2014 team built a solid foundation for the future of the program.


UConn Football vs. SMU Post-Game Notes

SMU 27, UConn 20


UConn Vs. Marshall Bowl 2015

The Huskies fall to Marshall in the St. Petersburg Bowl.


UConn Vs. Tulane

The Huskies are on the road against Tulane, on November 6, 2015.


UConn vs USF

UConn vs USF (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs Army

UConn vs Army (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs. Stony Brook

UConn vs. Stony Brook

2015: Played in 12 games at tailback and on kickoff return..started the game at BYU (Oct. 2)...had 13 carries for 19 yards with 16 yards in win vs. East Carolina (Oct. 30)..had four kickoff returns for 57 yards with a long of 16 vs. UCF (Oct. 10)...also had eight receptions for 71 yards and made two tackles...had four carries against Marshall (Dec. 26) in St. Petersburg Bowl.

2014: Played in 11 games at tailback and on special teams...finished the season with 110 yards on the ground and a touchdown...added six receptions for 73 yards and returned three kicks for 55 yards...opened the season with 44 total yards and a touchdown vs. BYU (Aug. 29)...rushed for 19 yards on five carries at USF (Sept. 19)...had three receptions for 15 yards at No. 18 East Carolina (Oct. 23)...posted a season-long 16 yard run vs. Cincinnati (Nov. 22)...had a 38-yard reception vs. SMU (Dec. 6)... named to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic team.

2013: Redshirted.

High School: Was named First Team All-Tidewater by the Virginian Pilot..rushed for 2,168 yards as a senior on 253 carries with 24 rushing touchdowns and 26 total touchdowns...had two receptions - both for touchdowns...also made 27 tackles on defense with eight for a loss...had 298 yards of kickoff return yardage...team was 9-3 in senior year and advanced to second round of Virginia Division Six tournament...gained 417 yards in single game on 20 carries against Great Bridge in late October...the game was ten yards short of the South Hampton Roads single-game record..1,898 regular season yards in 2012 is fourth in South Hampton Roads' all-time list...Southeastern District and Eastern Region Offensive Player of the Year.

Personal: Joshua Grant Marriner ... born April 25, 1995...a pre-communications science major.

Most Carries: 9, vs. BYU, 8/29/14
Most Rush Yds: 27 (2x), last vs. Cincinnati, 11/22/14
Longest Run: 16, vs. Cincinnati, 11/22/14
Most TDs: 1, vs. BYU, 8/29/14
Most Receptions: 3, at ECU, 10/23/14
Longest Reception: 38, vs. SMU, 12/6/14
Most Rec. Yards: 38, vs. SMU, 12/6/14