Josh Eames - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#78 Josh Eames Season 2006-07


Class Redshirt Senior
Height 6'5"
Weight 305
Hometown North Cape May, NJ
High School Lower Cape May

One of the offensive line[apos]s top blocking technicans, Eames was prehaps the most versatile Commodore lineman, playing both guard and tackle while fighting through a midseason injury… Played in 10 games, starting nine contests at left guard… Has 21 career starts entering final season in 2007… Earned top blocking grade for performance at Alabama that earned team[apos]s Offensive Player of the Week honors… Was playing best football of Commodore career when he suffered knee injury at Georgia… Sat out games against South Carolina and Duke, only to play limited snaps at right tackle against Florida… Returned to familiar left guard starting role for final two games of season.

One of the most improved players on Commodore interior front…A starter in every game while playing both guard positions…Opened the season as starting left guard, then moved to right guard for the last nine games when Mac Pyle was injured at Arkansas… Showed continued improvement as season transpired, concluding campaign as one of unit[apos]s most dependable blockers.

Played in six games as reserve offensive guard… Received first collegiate action versus South Carolina.


High School
Senior captain and two-way starter for Caper Tigers team that went 6-4… Named All-State, All-Region, All-District and All-County as a senior offensive tackle… Named First-Team South Jersey Offensive Line by Camden Courier Post… Led the way for teammate RB Matt Dicken to gain 1,778 yards rushing in 2002 and more than 4,000 yards in career, both setting new Cape Atlantic League marks… On defense, had 55 total tackles, three sacks and three forced fumbles as senior… Ended career with 135 tackles and nine sacks… Also played center on basketball squad.

Eames is majoring in Civil Engineering.

Joshua Eames… Born in Reading, Pa., the only son of Larry and Teresa Eames… ‘Stork’… Has one younger sister, Rachel… Dad is a business manager, mom is a registered nurse… Hometown is located on shore near southern tip of New Jersey… National Honor Society member who earned Scholar Athlete All-American status from National Football Foundation… Enjoys playing the guitar.