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    8Joshua Mack

    Class: R-Senior Position: RB Height: 6-0 Weight: 205 Previous School: Pittsford-Mendon HS (Maine) Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.

    2020 (R-Sr.):
    • Saw playing time in 10 games and started seven games
    • VaSID All-State second team honoree
    • Phil Steele Postseason All-Independent first team
    • Led all running backs on Liberty’s roster in rushing
    • Finished the season with 139 carries for 797 yards and four touchdowns
    • Added six receptions for 18 yards
    • Recorded five 100-yard rushing games
    • Opened the season rushing 23 times for 100 yards at Western Kentucky
    • 13 carries for 107 yards and a two-yard rushing touchdown against FIU
    • 16 rushing attempts for 130 yards against North Alabama
    • 19 carries for 90 yards during Liberty’s first-ever win over Virginia Tech
    • Finished the Western Carolina game with 15 carries for 68 yards and a one-yard touchdown
    • 11 rushing attempts for 109 yards and a season long 59-yard rushing touchdown against UMass
    • Helped the Flames down No. 9/11 Coastal Carolina at the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl by rushing 14 times for 105 yards

    2019 (R-Jr.):
    • Saw playing time in all 13 games
    • Finished his first season with the Flames rushing for 792 yards on 136 carries with seven rushing touchdowns
    • Added 13 receptions for 177 yards
    • Six carries for 36 yards at Louisiana
    • Nine rushing attempts for 59 yards during a home victory over Buffalo
    • Recorded his first rushing touchdown at Liberty during a home win over Hampton and rushed 10 times for 55 yards
    • Finished the New Mexico game with 14 carries for 95 yards
    • Posted his first career 100-yard game at Liberty, finishing the New Mexico State game with 16 carries for 113 yards and the game-winning touchdown
    • Rushed 11 times for 45 yards, including a two-yard rushing touchdown, against his former teammates at Maine
    • Led Liberty’s rushing attack with 11 carries for 109 yards and finished with a career-high two touchdowns at Rutgers
    • Added two kickoff returns for 37 yards at Rutgers
    • Helped Liberty become bowl eligible with a win over New Mexico State, finishing the game with 16 carries for 116 yards and a touchdown
    • Helped the Flames defeat Georgia Southern in the RBC Mortgage Cure Bowl, rushing 11 times for 25 yards and a three-yard rushing touchdown

    2018 (R-So.):
    • Sat out the 2018 season due to NCAA transfer policy

    Previous School:
    • Transferred to Liberty after playing two seasons at Maine
    • Finished his two years at Maine rushing for 2,047 yards on 383 carries (5.3 yards per carry) and 15 touchdowns
    • Also added 41 receptions for 385 yards and two touchdowns
    • Ranked No. 1 in the country (FCS) in 2017 in rushing yards per game (133.5)
    • Ranked No. 3 in the country (FCS) in 2017 in total rushing yards with 1,335 and added nine rushing touchdowns
    • 2017 Walter Payton Award finalist
    • 2016 Hero Sports FCS Freshman All-American Honorable Mention
    • Rushed for 712 yards on 140 carries with six touchdowns as a freshman

    • Graduated from Pittsford-Mendon High School in Pittsford, N.Y.
    • Two-time All-Greater Rochester
    • Two-time all-league/all-county
    • USA Today second team all-state
    • 2015 Rochester Co-Player of the Year
    • Section-5 playoff shore game rushing record (344 yards)
    • Section-5 regular season shore game rushing record (353 yards)
    • Also competed in basketball and track
    • Was ranked third long jumper in Section 5 in 2015

    • Son of Essie May Spann-Cox and Josh Mack
    • Birthday is on April 18
    • Interdisciplinary studies major