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Joe Toth
Joe Toth

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Port Charlotte, Fla.

High School:
Port Charlotte

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 298

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
03/09/1984

Experience:
2L


Again scheduled for back-up duty at one defensive tackle position, behind veteran Brandon McKinney . . . has impressed Spartan defensive line coach Lucious Selmon with his attitude and work ethic . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in seven games in 2004, including a starting assignment vs. Central Michigan . . . posted six tackles (3 solos, 3 assists) . . . forced a fumble vs. Wisconsin in the home finale . . . registered a season-best three tackles (1-2) in his first collegiate start vs. Central Michigan . . . made two stops (1-1) in the 2004 season opener vs. Rutgers . . . 2003 SEASON: Redshirted . . . received the Jim Adams Award (unsung hero) after being named Scout Team Defensive Player of the Year in 2003 . . . won Spartan Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week honors three times (vs. Rutgers, Illinois and Ohio State) . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named Class 4A second-team all-state by the Florida Sports Writers Association . . . ranked among Florida's top 100 prospects by The Daytona Beach News-Journal . . . first-team all-area selection by the Sun-Herald and Charlotte Herald Tribune . . . participated in 2002 South-Central Florida All-Star Classic . . . featured in August 2002 Sports Illustrated article on the Down & Dirty Lineman Camp in Lakeland, Fla. . . . four-year varsity starter for Coach Ray Hixson at Port Charlotte (Fla.) High School . . . set Port Charlotte all-time record with 42 career starts . . . two-way lineman played offensive guard and nose guard . . . led the Pirates in pancake blocks as both a junior (66) and senior (78) . . . recorded a career-best 11 pancakes vs. North Fort Myers in 2002 . . . produced 34 tackles and forced two fumbles as a senior . . . runs 4.87 in the 40 . . . also competed in track and field, wrestling and weightlifting . . . son of Beverly Toth . . . born March 9, 1984 . . . participated in the Toys & Teams program in December 2003, collecting and distributing gifts to needy children in the Lansing area . . . majoring in criminal justice.

Toth's Statistics
       G/GS    UT    AT    TM   TFL   Sacks
2004   7/1     3     3     6    0-0   0-0