Fourth-year veteran of the defensive front • three-year letterwinner • a leader of one of the top defensive line units in the Colonial Athletic Association • UD returns nine down linemen with playing experience • projected as starter at right tackle entering 2015 season • ranks No. 5 among active UD players with 30 games played • has started 13 contests in his career • has recorded 52 tackles (19 solo) to go with one sack and 3.5 tackles for loss • one of just eight seniors on roster • high school teammate of current UD senior defensive end Vince Hollerman and 2011-14 standout defensive end Derrick Saulsberry • one of Delaware's biggest players at 320 lbs. • effective run-stopper • one of team's most charismatic people.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Third-year standout on defensive line as a run-stopping tackle • earned second letter • only down lineman to start all 12 games, solidifying the right tackle slot • recorded 31 tackles, including 13 solo stops • recorded a career-high six tackles vs. Sacred Heart and added five vs. James Madison and four each vs. Colgate and Towson • had tackle for loss against Colgate.
Earned second letter as a key member of Delaware defensive front as a sophomore • backup defensive tackle who saw action in all 12 games • collected 18 tackles on the season with five solo stops • added two tackles for loss (nine yards), 1.5 sacks (eight yards), and forced a fumble • posted a season-high five tackles vs. Wagner and added three against Navy and James Madison • had a sack and forced a fumble vs. James Madison • also had a tackle for loss against Maine • had four tackles in Blue-White Spring Game.
Played a key role on Delaware defense as a true freshman • unit ranked second in the CAA in rushing defense, allowing just 134.2 yards per game • earned letter after playing in six games and starting one • missed several games with injuries • recorded three tackles on the season • posted solo tackle against Maine and assisted stops vs. Bucknell and New Hampshire.
Standout defensive lineman at Camden County High School for head coach Jeff Herron • led the 2012 team to a 12-1 record, a perfect 8-0 mark in regional play, a regional title, and a berth in the state Elite Eight • team was nationally ranked in the top 10 at one point in the season • earned All-District (Region 3) honors as both a junior an senior • bounced back from injury suffered his junior year • collected 39 tackles and 18 quarterback sacks over his final two seasons.
Joshua Alexander "Josh" Plummer • born May 19, 1993 • son of Gus and Toinette Plummer • one of five children • history major at Delaware • father works in oil well drilling • among hobbies are acting, singing, and bowling.
|| Tackles (Solo)
||0.5-5 / 2-9
||0-0 / 0.5-0
Tackles: 6 vs. Sacred Heart, 2014