89  Joe Woodrum
Joe  Woodrum
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Bluefield, W.Va.

High School:
Bluefield

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 254

Position:
TE

In in only his fifth season of organized football, and enters redshirt senior season having gained Marshall undergraduate degree in Management in December 2014 … Came to Herd as a preferred walk-on, and granted scholarship by Coach Doc Holliday in summer 2014 … Was married on July 28, 2014 to Marshall softball first baseman Alyssa Cook Woodrum … Has been primarily a special teams performer – foremost on PAT and field goal units – in his career. Has one career reception, for 26 yards.

R-JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in 13 games (missing FIU) as No. 3 tight end and special teamer.

R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Played in all 14 games at no. 3 tight end for Herd’s Military Bowl champions, mostly on special teams … Made only career reception in season-opening home win over Miami (Ohio), a 26-yarder in the fourth quarter from Blake Frohnapfel.

R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Played in 11 of 12 games (missed Rice) on special teams duty.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Redshirted … selected as the Herd’s Scout Team Player of the Year.

HERD FILE: Born April 22, 1992 … Graduate student at MU, seeking his MBA … Didn’t play football until his senior year at Bluefield High School, after being home-schooled grades K-10. He had enrolled as a junior so he could play high school basketball for the Beavers … Was talked into playing football by BHS quarterback Levi Beckett … In his 2010 senior season, Woodrum caught 15 passes for 437 yards and three touchdowns for a Class AA state semifinal team … He and Herd softball first baseman Alyssa Cook were married July 28, 2014.