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Josh LaBum
81  Josh LaBum

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Booker T. Washington

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 245

Position:
TE

Experience:
HS

First team All-District running back as a junior and senior at Booker T. Washington High School ... listed as one of the top 110 recruits in the Greater Houston area, and one of 13 running backs appointed to the list ... one of 61 area players chosen to participate in the Greater Houston All-Star Game, The Space City Classic ... rushed 24 times for 134 yards and two TDs in leading Booker T. Washington High to victory in the 2007 district title game ... senior statistics were 61 rushes for 406 yards (6.7 avg.) and four scores ... also had two receiving TDs in 2007 and three sacks as a defensive end ... junior totals were 73 carries for 380 yards (5.2 avg.) and four touchdowns ... played primarily tight end and fullback during his prep career ... earned first team All-District honors as a fullback his junior season ... chosen team MVP in 2006 as well ... four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Joel North ... also recruited heavily by Arizona State, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa State, Kansas and Oklahoma State ... runs the 40 in 4.9 seconds and has a 30 inch vertical ... an outstanding athlete who also competed for the Booker T. Washington High School basketball and track and field teams ... rates in the top 30 percent of his class academically ... member of the National Engineering Society for Black Professionals (NESB) ... has taken an active role in his church, including serving as a youth ministry volunteer ... community volunteer for the Acres Home Youth Association (AHYA) since 2002 ... parents are Jonathan LaBum and the late Feborah LaBum ... has two brothers ... full name is Joshua LaBum ... born 3/20/90 (Houston, Texas).

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