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80   Joslin Shaw
Joslin Shaw

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Plant City, FL

High School:
Plant City

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
WR


11/04/2006

Florida State 33, Virginia 0 - November 4, 2006

Florida State 33, Virginia 0 - November 4, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)

At Florida State: Fifth-year senior who will back-up fellow senior De'Cody Fagg at one wide receiver spot...should see playing time in the slot when the Seminoles go to three-wide receiver sets...caught 17 passes for 211 yards with two TDs in spring scrimmages...named the offensive player most committed to physical development following spring practices...has played in 22 games in his career and made one start...still looking for the first TD catch of his FSU career...a regular on FSU's special teams unit returning kicks.

Junior Year (2006): Played in all 13 of FSU's games and made the first start of his career...had the fourth-most receptions among wide receivers and trails only Greg Carr and De'Cody Fagg for the most receptions by a returning wide receiver...seventh overall for catches...recorded 159 receiving yards for an average of 13.2 yards per catch...also rushed twice for four yards...second among kick returners with nine returns for 156 yards and a 17.3 average...joins Michael Ray Garvin as the only players with more than 100 yards on kick returns...given the Don Powell Award at the 2006 Football Awards Banquet as the team's unsung hero...caught passes in eight games... registered at least one catch in five straight games for the first time in his career...set career highs for games played, starts, catches, yards, average per catch and longest catch...had a career-best three catches in the win over Troy...caught another pass versus Clemson...hauled in one ball against Duke and Boston College...set new personal bests for yards and longest catch when he caught two passes for 35 yards, including a 24-yard strike from Xavier Lee, versus Maryland...recorded three more grabs in the next two games against Virginia and Wake Forest giving Shaw a catch in five consecutive games...caught one ball in the regular season finale against the Gators...returned kickoffs in four straight games versus Rice, Duke, NC State and Boston College... had a 31-yard return versus NC State, the longest of his career...had 60 return yards versus BC, the best day of his career.

Sophomore Year (2005): Backed up Willie Reid and De'Cody Fagg for most of the season and saw increased playing time when Fagg was sidelined with a shoulder injury...caught a career-high eight passes for 93 yards in 2005...recorded at least one reception in seven games that he played, including a career-high two against Maryland... first career reception came against The Citadel.

Freshman Year (2004): Played in two games...saw action in victories over North Carolina and Duke...did not catch a pass.

2003: A redshirt season.

High School: Graduated from Plant City High School in 2003...a three-star player and one of the top 50 athletes in the nation by Rivals.com...played running back and defensive back for Plant City... rushed for 1,396 yards his senior season...an all-state third-team selection in class 5A as a senior...picked Florida State over Iowa State.

Personal: Born Mar. 9, 1985...major is social science.

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