Josh Reese

Josh  Reese

RS Senior

Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Central

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Wide Receiver


Academic Accolades

More than 200 UCF student-athletes named to AAC All-Academic Team


House Party

UCF rolls to 34-14 win over Temple on Homecoming


Senior Spotlight: Q&A with Josh Reese

Reese discusses "Wide Receiver U", hist most memorable UCF moment and more


Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet


Fiesta Time!!

UCF wins the 2014 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl by defeating Baylor, 52-42


St. Petersburg Bowl (USA Today)

St. Petersburg Bowl (USA Today); photos by Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports


UCF 32, East Carolina 30 (USATSI)

Holman hits Perriman for 51-yard hail-Mary touchdown to give UCF a share of the American title.


UCF vs. Memphis (USATSI Gallery)

UCF vs. Memphis (USATSI Gallery)


UCF vs. Ohio State (9/8/12)

UCF vs. Ohio State (9/8/12)


UCF vs. UTEP (AP - 11/25/11)

UCF vs. UTEP (AP - 11/25/11) Photo Gallery

-Voted as a team captain by his teammates
-Sensational senior year with 39 catches for 552 yards and six touchdowns
-Returned four punts for 19 yards
-At Croke Park Classic vs. Penn State 8/30: Hauled in two of the biggest catches of the game - one being a 10-yard touchdown reception and the other a converted fourth-and-ten for 37 yards that led to Holman's six-yard touchdown scamper
-At Missouri 9/13: Posted two catches for 34 yards
-At Houston 10/2: Added one catch for 17 yards
-BYU 10/9: Recorded five catches for 87 yards, including a 37-yard touchdown
-Temple 10/25: Posted five catches for 56 yards
-Tulsa 11/14: Led the Knights with four catches for 104 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown catch
-SMU 11/22: Had a 13-yard catch
-At USF 11/28: Brought in five receptions for 54 yards
-At East Carolina 12/4: Racked up seven catches for 62 yards
-St. Pete 12/26: Wrapped up his career with a personal-best three touchdown catches on six overall receptions and 75 yards vs. NC State

-Started vs. South Carolina and appeared in all 13 games
-Came through with 21 receptions for 252 yards and a touchdown
-Akron 8/29: Made two catches for 38 yards in the season opener
-At Penn State 9/14: Caught three passes for 68 yards and a touchdown
-South Carolina 9/28: Posted two catches for nine yards
-At Memphis 10/5: Added one reception for eight yards
-At Louisville 10/18: Caught four passes for 48 yards
-UConn 10/26: Totaled 28 yards on three catches
-Houston 11/9: Recorded two catches for 22 yards
-At Temple 11/16: Made one catch for four yards
-USF 11/29: Added one catch for 18 yards
-At SMU 12/7: Recorded two catches for nine yards
-Tostitos Fiesta Bowl 1/1: Did not show up in the box score, but set up two touchdown receptions for Rannell Hall by putting on a blocking clinic downfield

-Saw time in all 14 games for the Knights, finishing with 11 catches for 122 yards for a 11.1 average
-At Ohio State 9/8: Caught one ball for 11 yards
-Missouri 9/29: Had two receptions for 24 yards
-ECU 10/4: Caught two passes for 43 yards
-Southern Miss 10/13: Recorded one reception
-At Memphis 10/20: Added one reception
-At Marshall 10/27: Had one catch for 14 yards
-SMU 11/3: Caught one pass for 17 yards
-At UTEP 11/10: Saw time at wide receiver
-At Tulsa 11/17: Registered one reception for a 10-yard first down
-UAB 11/24: Added six yards on one catch

-Appeared in 11 games with five starts in the final six games
-Caught 30 passes for 461 yards and two touchdowns
-His 30 receptions ranked as the fifth-most by a UCF freshman, while he also ranked third in school history among freshman in receiving yards
-Charleston Southern 9/3: In his first collegiate game, caught four passes for 97 yards
-Marshall 10/8: Hauled in four passes for 42 yards
-At SMU 10/15: Finished with five receptions for 74 yards and one touchdown
-At UAB 10/20: Caught four passes for 41 yards
-Memphis 10/29: Caught four passes for 70 yards
-Tulsa 11/3: Pulled in an 11-yard reception
-At Southern Miss 11/12: Racked up three catches for 32 yards
-At East Carolina 11/19: Completed the night with four receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown
-UTEP 11/25: Recorded a 43-yard reception

-Earned a redshirt

-Played for coach Telly Lockette at Miami Central High School
-Team was 12-2 in 2009, won the county championship and advanced to the FHSAA state semifinals for 6A
-A two-time all-state pick who was ranked among the top-25 recruits in Florida and the top-150 recruits in the nation
-Named to the Miami Herald All-Dade County Team in 2008 and 2009
-The top receiver in Miami-Dade County, had 43 catches as a senior for 820 yards and eight touchdowns and 40 grabs as a junior for 793 yards and 10 touchdowns
-Played in the Dade-Broward All-Star Game and the U.S.A. vs. the World All-Star Game
-Also recruited by Florida, Florida State, Nebraska, USF, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia

-Son of Annie Smith
-Major is sport and exercise science


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