Senior tight end who possesses great size ... collegiate playing career got off to a late start as he served four years in the United States Marine Corps after leaving high school ... very athletic for a player of his size ... listed as the No. 2 tight end entering fall practice.
Reserve tight end who played in 11 games ... caught three passes for 48 yards ... two receptions for 40 yards vs. Miami (Ohio ) (Nov. 28).
Prior to UCF
Joiner attended Trinity Valley Community College where he played for head coach Mark Sartain ... played on both sides of the ball at tight end and on the defensive line ... recorded five sacks and 17 tackles as a sophomore ... listed as an honorable mention all-conference selection ... also served as a member of the student senate.
Joiner graduated from Austin, Texas' Crockett High School ... played for head coach John Waugh.
Joiner is a liberal studies major ... born Feb. 10, 1978 in Vero Beach ... son of Valerie Joiner