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Josh Liddell
Josh Liddell

#28 Josh Liddell

Defensive Back | Senior | 6-1 | 211 | Pine Bluff, Ark. | Dollarway Senior HS

Single Game Career Highs
Tackles: 9 (3x), last vs. Ole Miss (10/15/16)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 (3x), last vs. Alcorn State (10/1/16)
Sacks: None
Interceptions: 1 (6x), last at Ole Miss (10/28/17)
Interception Return Yards: 54 at Ole Miss (10/28/17)
QB Hurries: None
Pass Breakups: 2 vs. Auburn (10/24/15)
Forced Fumbles: 1 (3x), last vs. TCU (9/9/17)
Fumble Recoveries: None

Junior (2016)
Started all 13 games at free safety, which pushed his streak to 20 straight … Ranked second on the team and led all defensive backs in tackles with 63 … Recorded 2.0 tackles for loss (-8) … Tied for the team lead in interceptions with two … Logged at least eight tackles in three games … Collected multiple tackles in all 13 games … vs. Alcorn State (Oct. 1): Recorded his first interception of the season in the third quarter, which led to an Arkansas TD five plays later … vs. No. 12 Ole Miss (Oct. 15): Matched his career high and tied for the team lead in tackles with nine, including six in the first half … vs. No. 11 Florida (Nov. 5): Broke up a pass, which teammate Santos Ramirez intercepted and returned 25 yards for a score on the first play of Florida’s first offensive series … Picked off a pass of his own early in the second quarter … Helped hold the Gators to 241 yards of total offense, including a season-low 12 yards rushing on 14 carries.

Sophomore (2015)
Played in all 13 games and made 10 starts … Started the final seven contests of the season … Ranked sixth on the team in tackles with 52 … Tallied 1.5 tackles for loss, forced one fumble and broke up three passes … Tied for the team lead in interceptions with two … Logged at least eight tackles in three games … Totaled 23 tackles, including 1.0 for loss, and one interception during his last four games … at No. 8 Alabama (Oct. 10): Pulled down his first career interception in the first quarter … vs. Auburn (Oct. 24): Made a career-high nine tackles, forced one fumble and broke up two passes … Broke up a fourth-down pass during the fourth overtime to end the game and help Arkansas clinch the victory … at No. 9 LSU (Nov. 14): Made eight tackles, including four solo stops … vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 21): Followed up with nine tackles, including six of the solo variety … vs. Missouri (Nov. 27): Notched his second interception of the season on fourth-and-10 at the 1:10 mark in the fourth quarter … vs. Kansas State (Jan. 2): Credited with five tackles and one pass breakup in the 2016 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

Freshman (2014)
Saw action in 12 games and started two at strong safety as a true freshman … Registered 12 tackles and one pass breakup on the year … vs. Northern Illinois (Sept. 20): Recorded four tackles in the non-conference win … vs. No. 8 Ole Miss (Nov. 22): Notched his first career start and registered three tackles in Arkansas’ second-consecutive shutout win … vs. Texas (Dec. 29): Posted two tackles in the Razorbacks’ AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl victory.

High School
Ranked as a three-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN … Ranked No. 3 overall in Arkansas and as the No. 38 safety in the country by 247Sports … Played on both sides of the ball, seeing action at safety, running back and quarterback … Led Dollarway High School to an undefeated conference season, the 2-4A title and the semifinal round of the state playoffs playing quarterback in 2013 … As a senior, he completed 44 of 58 passes for 1,257 yards and 15 touchdowns while also rushing 112 times for 1,278 yards and 21 touchdowns … Tallied 45 tackles, three interceptions and five pass breakups … In his junior season, he made 50 tackles and four interceptions while contributing 1,500 rushing yards, 300 receiving yards and 13 total touchdowns … As a sophomore, he recorded 45 tackles and 12 interceptions in addition to 800 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns … Coached by Cortez Lee … Chose Arkansas over many offers, including Boise State.

Born on Feb. 15, 1996 … Son of James and Vickie Ann Liddell … Recreation and sport management major … Two-time Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree (2015, 16) … Represented Arkansas at the NCAA’s 2017 Career in Sports Forum.

2017 Game-By-Game

Florida A&M1/11120.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs. Texas A&M1/12130.0-00.0-000-00-000
New Mexico State1/11010.0-00.0-000-00-000
at South Carolina1/11010.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Alabama1/12020.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Ole Miss1/11340.0-00.0-000-01-5401
Coastal Carolina1/15270.0-00.0-000-00-000
at LSU1/12570.0-00.0-000-00-000
Mississippi State1/11010.0-00.0-000-00-000

2016 Game-By-Game

LOUISIANA TECH1/13250.0-00.0-000-00-000
at TCU1/11230.0-00.0-000-00-000
TEXAS STATE1/10220.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs. Texas A&M1/13141.0-30.0-000-00-001
ALCORN STATE1/14261.0-50.0-000-01-200
OLE MISS1/18190.0-00.0-010-00-001
at Auburn1/14480.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Mississippi State1/13250.0-00.0-000-00-001
at Missouri1/12020.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs. Virginia Tech1/10550.0-00.0-000-00-000

2015 Game-By-Game

vs TAMU1/01010.0-00.0-000-00-000
at TEN1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at ALA1/00000.0-00.0-000-01-000
at MISS1/12240.0-00.0-000-00-000
at LSU1/14480.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs K-STATE1/14150.0-00.0-000-00-001

Career Stats