#8 Joshua Abrams


Weight197 lbs.
Home TownDunwoody, GA, United States
BirthdateJan 18, 1986
Career Years1


Attended the Packers training camp and released in June.2008

Signed a free agent contracr in April with the Green Bay Packers, where he converted to defensive back, and spent the entire season on the practice roster.


Josh’s parents are Alvin and Sharon Abrams. He was a 2 year letter winner at Dunwoody H.S. in Georgia and was named All-Region as a senior. A former track athlete, he holds the North Carolina state record in the 4×400 relay


Played 4 seasons at Ohio University (2004-07) primarily on offence and special teams.

2007 Played in 11 games as a rusher, receiver, and special teams player. Led the Bobcats on the kickoff return with a total of 683 yards. Twice named MAC Special Teams Player of the Week. For a 2nd season in a row he blocked 3 punts.

2006 Played in all 14 games as a reserve running back and on special teams. Led Bobcats with 11 ST tackles. Blocked a team-high 3 punts. Rushed for 36 yards on 19 carries.

2005 Played in 8 games primarily as a backup running back and on ST. Recorded 5 tackles on special teams for the season.

2004 Started season as redshirt but activated 4 games into season when injuries in offensive backfield moved him onto the depth chart. Dressed mainly as a backup RB and on ST.