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B.J. Bostic
B.J. Bostic

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ga.

High School:
Jefferson County

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 169

Position:
AB

Birthdate:
07/02/1992

Experience:
2VL



10/04/2014

#BuzzRewind: Football Stays Undefeated, Wears Down Canes

The Yellow Jackets remain undefeated at 5-0.

10/01/2014

#TGW: Bringing the A-Game for the U

Tech's A-backs expect to be much busier against the Hurricanes Saturday night

08/22/2014

#GTCAMP14: Scrimmage #3 Notebook

Friday's scrimmage that was played as a full, four-quarter contest with officials

08/16/2014

#GTCAMP14: Scrimmage #2 Notebook

The Yellow Jackets completed a 110-play scrimmage Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium

08/13/2014

#TGW: Play By Play Man

Senior A-Back Tony Zenon making things happen one "play" at a time

09/06/2012

BJ Bostic sat down with Wes Durham

Georgia Tech Football r-sophomore A-back BJ Bostic sat down with Wes Durham to recap the Jackets game at Virginia Tech and talk about the upcoming game vs Presbyterian

03/30/2012

BJ Bostic and Deon Hill discuss spring practice

Georgia Tech Football A-backs BJ Bostic and Deon Hill discuss spring practice, spring game and the opening game of the 2012 season.

09/08/2014

Tech Beats Tulane, 38-21

Photos by Steve Jensen

09/14/2013

Georgia Tech at Duke (Sept. 14, 2013)

Georgia Tech at Duke (Sept. 14, 2013) Photos by Grant Halverson

08/31/2013

Elon @ Georgia Tech - 8/31/2013

Elon @ Georgia Tech - 8/31/2013

12/31/2012

2012 Sun Bowl - Georgia Tech vs USC (Photos by Danny Karnik)

Georgia Tech Overwhelms USC for 21-7 Sun Bowl Victory

12/31/2012

Georgia Tech Overwhelms USC for 21-7 Sun Bowl Victory (AP)

Tevin Washington threw for a touchdown pass and ran for another in the win.

In The Tech Record Books
* t-12th -- season kickoff return yards (574 in 2010)

An extremely quick A-back with big-play capability... one of a handful of players competing for a starting job at A-back this fall... has a knack for getting to the first-down marker... dangerous as a rusher and receiver... missed all of 2011 with an injury after playing as a true freshman in 2010... averages more than seven yards per rushing attempt... has experience as a kick returner... enters 2013 with 1,201 career all-purpose yards.

2014 (senior): Had one carry for six yards at Pitt (Oct. 25) ...Rushed twice for 22 yards, threw one pass for 15 yards and and had a 13-yard receptionvs. Duke (Oct. 11) ...Scored the first touchdown of his career on a two-yard run while carrying twice for 21 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ...Carried once for a loss of two yards at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ...Had two carries for 16 yards against Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ...Recorded four carries for 13 yards at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Carried three times for 17 yards against Wofford (Aug. 30) in the season opener.

2013 (junior): Played in 12 games and started two times... averaged 7.2 yards on 16 rushing attempts... had five receptions for 33 yards... rushed two times for 20 yards and had a 10-yard reception in the season opener vs. Elon (Aug. 31)... rushed three times for 27 yards at Duke (Sept. 14)... caught two passes for 11 yards at Clemson (Nov. 14).

2012 (sophomore): Played in 13 games and started two games (at Georgia and vs. Florida State in the ACC Championship Game)... missed the Clemson game (Oct. 6) with an injury... rushed 34 times for an average of 6.2 yards per carry... had seven receptions for an average of 19.9 yards per catch... rushed five times for 35 yards and had a 19-yard reception in the season opener at Virginia Tech (Sept. 3)... had two receptions for 66 yards and rushed five times for 28 yards vs. Boston College (Oct. 20)... made first start of the season at Georgia (Dec. 1) and rushed five times for 33 yards... started in the ACC Championship Game against FSU and responded with five rushing attempts for 25 yards and two receptions for 41 yards.

2011 (redshirt): Suffered a season-ending injury in August... became completely healthy late in the season and practiced with the scout team.

2010 (true freshman): Enrolled at Tech in January... played in all 13 games... had 13 rushing attempts for 127 yards (9.8 yards per carry)... took over primary kick return duties by the third game of the season (at North Carolina)... averaged 20.5 yards on 28 kickoff returns (9th in the ACC)... had five rushing attempts for 30 yards in the season opener vs. South Carolina State (Sept. 4)... had two carries for 51 yards and one kickoff return of 35 yards vs. NC State (Sept. 25)... produced 110 all-purpose yards in the win at Wake Forest (Oct. 2) with two carries for 41 yards and three kick returns for 69 yards... returned five kicks for 101 yards at Clemson (Oct. 23)... had six kickoff returns for 125 yards vs. Miami (Nov. 13).

High School: A standout quarterback and athlete at Jefferson County High School... rated the 17th-best prospect in the state of Georgia (Rivals)... rated 16th on the AJC Fab 50 list... rated the 20th-best prospect in Georgia (Superprep)... 2009 Region 3-AA Player of the Year, All-State, State Offensive Player of the Year, Augusta Chronicle Player of the Year... 2008 first team All-State, All-Area and All-Region... 2007 first team All-State, All-Area, All-Region... played in the third annual Offense/Defense All-America Bowl in Myrtle Beach, S.C... accounted for 2,600 yards as a quarterback in 2008... played four years of football under coach J.B. Arnold... served one year as a team captain... also played three seasons of basketball and ran track for three years... led high school team to regional championships in 2006 and 2009, and regional runner-ups in 2007 and 2008... rushed for 1,227 yards on 165 carries, scoring 17 touchdowns as a senior in 2009... averaged 7.4 yards per carry... caught nine passes for 231 yards and four touchdowns... at quarterback, threw for 1,124 yards and 17 touchdowns with a .680 completion percentage... set 15 school records.

Personal: First name is Barry but prefers to go by B.J... born July 2, 1992 in Fort Riley, Kansas... parents are Shawanda and Barry Bostic... has two siblings - Krystal and Ebony... is related (cousin) to former Yellow Jacket Christopher Crenshaw... cousin, Storm Johnson, plays for Miami... majoring in history, technology & society.

Career All-Purpose Yards: 1,201

Career Highs
Rushing Attempts: 5, five times, last vs. Florida State, Dec. 1, 2012
Rushing Yards: 51 vs. NC State, Sept. 25, 2010
Rushing TDs: 1 vs. Miami, Oct. 4, 2014
Receptions: 1, vs. Duke, Oct. 11, 2014
Receiving Yards: 13, vs. Duke, Oct. 11, 2014
Completions:1, vs. Duke, Oct. 11, 2014
Passing Yards: 15, vs. Duke, Oct. 11, 2014
Longest Rush: 43 vs. NC State, Sept. 25, 2010
Kick Returns: 6 vs. Miami, Nov. 13, 2010; 6 at Georgia, Nov. 27, 2010
Kick Return Yards: 125 vs. Miami, Nov. 13, 2010
Longest Kick Return: 35 vs. NC State, Sept. 25, 2010

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