UNC Adds Townsend To '08 Recruiting Class
Joseph Townsend

Posted Feb 11, 2008


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ----- The University of North Carolina has added 6-4, 295-pound defensive tackle Joseph Townsend to its 2008 football recruiting class, head coach Butch Davis announced Monday.

Townsend graduated from San Jose (Calif.) Valley Christian High School in 2005 and played one season at Los Altos Hills (Calif.) Foothill C.C. in 2006. He was recruited to Nebraska by Carolina assistant coach John Blake, but did not enroll and sat out all of 2007.

"Joseph is a talented defensive addition to this class," said head coach Butch Davis. "One of the goals of this class was to build depth in our defense line and we think Joseph will make an impact at defensive tackle. His year of experience in junior college should also be helpful as we develop our younger players."

A native of San Jose, Calif., Townsend was a four-star defensive tackle by Scout.com last season and was ranked the No. 18 junior college player in the country by SuperPrep. He was named first team all-league his senior season at Valley Christian. His brother, Larry Townsend Jr., is a former defensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints.

Joseph Townsend Profile


Related Stories
JuCo DT Commits to UNC
 -by InsideCarolina.com  Feb 9, 2008
Will he eventually be a Husker?
 -by BigRedReport.com  Dec 12, 2007
Signee Update: Joseph Townsend
 -by InsideCarolina.com  May 7, 2008

Inside Carolina's Official Online Store:
johnnytshirt.com


Get the Inside Carolina Magazine!
THIS MONTH

April
The glossy, monthly magazine includes top-notch features, analysis and fantastic photos.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON THE IC MAG
NEXT MONTH

Spring

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Subscribe today to the Inside Carolina Magazine, our glossy magazine publication covering Tar Heel sports!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from InsideCarolina.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
DT Joseph Townsend (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > North Carolina > Recruiting
Football > Valley Christian Schools > Alumni
[View My HotList]