Green Wave to conclude practice on Sunday from 8-10 a.m. at Yulman Stadium
Green Wave move to New Orleans Saints Facility with focus on special teams and option before scrimmaging
Offense rolls up 337 yards while the defense posted 2.0 sacks among 8.0 tackles for loss with 2 interceptions
Green Wave gridiron gang continue to work hard in preparation for the upcoming 2015 season
Green Wave take the field as a complete unit for the first time since concluding the 2014 campaign
Photos By Parker Waters
Career Notes: Three-year letterman has played in 35 games…has rushed 101 times for 410 yards (4.1 avg.) and one touchdown to go along with 34 receptions for 204 yards (6.0)…has also recorded 29 kickoff returns for 516 yards (17.8 avg.)…opens fall camp as a possible starting running back.
2015: Played in all 12 games as a redshirt-junior…rushed 35 times for 207 yards (5.9 avg.) and one touchdown while recording eight catches for 61 yards (7.6 avg.)…also returned six kickoff returns for 92 yards (15.3 avg.)…recorded 360 all-purpose yards (30.0 avg.)…led the team in yards per carry…was fourth on the team in yards rushing…fifth on the team in all-purpose yards and all-purpose yards per game…tallied a career-high 93 yards on 14 carries vs UCF (10/3)…rushed six times for 48 yards while catching one pass for 12 yards at Navy (10/24)…returned one kickoff for 18 yards at Georgia Tech (9/12)…rushed five times for 11 yards in addition to catching one pass for 15 yards and returning one kickoff for 23 yards vs Maine (9/19)…posted one kickoff return for 12 yards at Temple (10/10)…rushed five times for 30 yards while totaling 24 yards on three kickoff returns and two yards on one reception at Memphis (10/31)…had a 25-yard kickoff return vs UConn (11/7)…scored his first-career touchdown on a 25-yard rush at Army (11/14)…caught two passes for 13 yards at SMU (11/21)…caught three passes for 19 yards while rushing once for six yards and returning one kickoff for 14 yards vs Tulsa (11/27).
2014: Did not play as a junior and redshirted the season.
2013: Saw action in all 13 games as a sophomore...ranked third on the team in rushing attempts (49) and rushing yards (163), fifth in yards of total offense (163), tied for sixth in receptions (12) and seventh in receiving yards (65)...had season highs with 78 rushing yards on 16 carries while catching two passes for 16 yards vs UTEP (11/23)...pulled down a season-high three passes for 15 yards and ran once for a four-yard gain at UTSA (11/9)...posted two-catch outings on three additional occasions: for 15 yards at Syracuse (9/21), for eight yards vs North Texas (10/)5 and for six yards at Rice (11/30)...ran eight times for 23 yards vs Jackson State (8/29).
2012: Played in 10 games as a true freshman...led the team in kickoff returns (23) and kick return yards (424) while finishing third in all-purpose yards (542), fourth in rushing attempts (17) and rushing yards (40), tied for seventh in receiving yards (78) and eighth in receptions (14)...ranked 12th in Conference USA in average yard per kick return (18.43)...tallied a career-best 101 all-purpose yards after returning four kicks for a career-high 94 yards and running four times for seven yards...recorded season highs with eight rushing yards, nine catches and 43 receiving yards vs East Carolina (11/17)...returned a career-best six kicks for 83 yards at Louisiana-Lafayette (10/6) and had a career-long 29-yard return vs SMU (10/13).
High School: Four-year letterman at McMain HS for coaches Kevin Roussell and Samuel Hill...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...tabbed No. 71 recruit in Louisiana and No. 115 running back nationally by 247Sports.com...received a 77 Sports Rating from 247Sports.com and a 45 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped the Mustangs go a 22-20, including a combined 16-8 mark with a pair of playoff appearances the last two years...key player in McMain's turnaround from a 1-7 freshman season to a 9-4 showing and the school's first-ever district championship and playoff victories as a senior...named first-team All-District 10-3A and all-metro selection each of his final two prep seasons while claiming first-team all-state honors as a senior and honorable-mention all-state recognition as a junior...as a senior, 3A Outstanding Offensive Player, District Offensive Player of the Year, New Orleans Quarterback Club Prep Player of the Year and All-Metro Small Schools Offensive Player of the Year...posted three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons, capping his career by rushing 284 times for 2,212 yards (7.7 avg.) and 35 touchdowns while catching 16 passes for 362 yards and three scores as a senior...scored 272 total points in his final year, including 22 two-point conversions...selected to play in the 2011 Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Football Classic.
Personal: Born Joshua Andrew Rounds on Oct. 11, 1993, in New Orleans, La...son of Sam Castle and Glenda Rounds...has one brother, Sean, and one sister, Sylena...father, Sam, played football at Arizona...majoring in business management.
Rounds' Offensive Career Statistics