UAlbany Football BIO
Josh Gontarek
Player Profile:
Josh Gontarek 1876327
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mount Airy, Md.
High School: Linganore

2014: CAA Offensive Rookie of the Year … Jerry Rice Award Finalist … CFPA Freshman Performer of the Year Watch List … Finished his rookie campaign with a team-high nine touchdowns (8 receiving, 1 rushing), 58 receptions, and 687 receiving yards … Named CAA Rookie of the Week four times and was the FCS National Freshman of the Week after leading the program to its first CAA win over Rhode Island (Sept. 20)  … Totaled a season-high 118 receiving yards and two touchdowns against Delaware (Nov. 8) … Had a season-high nine receptions in his rookie debut vs. Holy Cross (Aug. 30), totaling 67 yards … Had eight receptions at UNH (Nov. 1) for 70 yards and a touchdown … Caught two touchdown passes vs. JMU (Oct. 4), totaling six receptions and 81 yards … Led UAlbany to its first CAA win over Rhode Island with five receptions, a touchdown, and 87 yards receiving yards, including a season-long 37-yard completion.

HIGH SCHOOL: A Maryland Crab Bowl All Star and Chesapeake Bowl All Star ... Team captain ... Recorded 45 receptions, 1,172 yards receiving, and 21 touchdowns as a senior ... Led his team to a state championship runner-up finish ...  In his final two seasons, he logged 99 receptions for 2,136 yards and 29 touchdowns, while earning first-team all-area and all-conference honors on offense and defense ... Is his school’s record holder for receiving yards in a game. 

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