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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.