Joshawa West
Joshawa  West


Angleton, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 194



Lumberjacks Overwhelm Cardinals, Downing Incarnate Word 42-19 in San Antonio

Zach Conque finishes with 296 yards of total offense and six total touchdowns


Lumberjacks Drop Double Overtime Heartbreaker to Colonels, 35-28

SFA falls to 3-3 on the season and 2-2 in Southland Conference play


Early Stumbles Doom Lumberjacks in 63-28 BOTPW Loss to Bearkats

SFA drops its sixth-straight in the 91-year rivalry with Sam Houston State


Lumberjacks Win Third-Straight, Hold off Wildcats 41-30

Hunter Taylor leads the way with a career-best 376 yards and four touchdowns


Lumberjacks Rally To Topple 13th-Ranked Cowboys 31-28 in SLC Opener

SFA snaps McNeese's nine-game Southland Conference win streak

Career: Played in 46 games with 25 starts during his SFA career ... Finished with 286 carries for 1,567 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 5.5 yards per carry for his career ... Ranks 17th all-time in career rushing yards ... Caught 76 passes for 543 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 7.1 yards per reception ... Returned 37 kickoffs for 679 yards, averaging 18.4 yards per return ... For his career, accumulated 2,789 all-purpose yards, averaging 60.6 yards per game ... Holds the longest rushing play in program history, an 88-yard run against Nicholls in 2013 ... Also finished with 29 career tackles on special teams.

2016 (Senior): Started all 11 games at the running back position ... Rushed 103 times for 452 yards, ranking second on the team ... Also caught 19 passes for 132 yards and a touchdown ... Rushed for a season-high 118 yards on eight carries at Incarnate Word with a long of 58, catching three passes for 11 yards ... Carried 15 times for 36 yards at Nicholls while hauling in a season-long 30-yard touchdown reception ... Rushed 12 times for 68 yards with a long of 50, along with three catches for 20 yards in the win over West Alabama ... Carried 11 times for 40 yards with four catches for 38 yards in the win at 13th-ranked McNeese ... Tallied a season-high 18 carries for 64 yards in the win over Abilene Christian ... Opened the year with 12 carries for 51 yards at Texas Tech ... Returned 11 kicks for 167 yards on the season as well, giving him 751 all-purpose yards.

2015 (Junior): Competed in 10 games for SFA with nine starts at running back ... Rushed for 617 yards on 81 carries with a touchdown, averaging 7.6 yards per carry ... Also caught 21 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown ... Ranked ninth in the Southland Conference averaging 91.0 yards per game ... Recorded a season best at Abilene Christian, rushing 12 times for 133 yards and a touchdown, while catching five passes for 50 yards ... Eclipsed the century mark in the win over Houston Baptist, rushing 11 times for 106 yards ... Carried 17 times for 69 yards in the season opener against Northern Arizona while catching two passes for 46 yards ... Tallied 90 yards on nine carries at Central Arkansas while catching three passes for 46 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown ... Rushed seven times for 82 yards in the win at 21st-ranked Southeastern Louisiana, including a 33-yarder that set up a touchdown at the end of the first half ... Posted three kick returns for 82 yards, giving him 903 all-purpose yards on the season.

2014 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games while recording a start at 20th-ranked Kansas State ... Posted 34 carries for 98 yards on the season ... Rushed eight times for 24 yards at Nicholls ... Carried four times for a season-high 30 yards against Weber State ... Also caught 13 passes for 116 yards on the season ... Hauled in three catches for 30 years against Central Arkansas ... Had a season-long 28-yard reception in the win at Houston Baptist ... Had two catches for 16 yards at Kansas State ... Posted 12 kick returns for 230 yards, giving him 444 all-purpose yards on the season ... Also played on the SFA special teams unit, recording 14 tackles on the year, including eight unassisted stops ... Recorded a season-high three tackles at Nicholls ... SFA's Cally Belcher Award winner for 2014-15.

2013 (Freshman): Appeared in all 12 games for SFA with four starts ... Earned his first collegiate start at Texas Tech ... Rushed 68 times for 400 yards and three touchdowns, backing up All-Southland Conference selection Gus Johnson ... Set a career-high with 14 carries for 174 yards against Nicholls State ... Rushed 11 times for 62 yards at Southeastern Louisiana while adding three catches for 19 yards ... Picked up 75 yards on 15 carries at Central Arkansas ... Rushed six times for 24 yards with his first career touchdown in the upset win over second-ranked Montana State ... Also tallied touchdowns against Prairie View A&M and at Lamar ... Caught 23 passes on the season for 91 yards ... Had 11 kick returns for 200 yards, giving him 691 all-purpose yards on the season.

Prior to SFA: 2012 AP Honorable Mention All-State selection ... 2012 The Facts All-Southern Brazoria County MVP ... Named District 23-4A MVP as a senior ... Carried the ball 165 times for 1,525 yards (9.2 ypc) and 22 TDs as a senior ... Also hauled in 27 passes for 431 yards and four scores in 2012 ... Posted eight multiple touchdown games in his final season, including six against Bay City ... Lists his best individual performance as a game where he recorded 19 carries for 209 yards and two scores against Friendswood ... Earned second-team all-district honors at running back as a junior ... Also received an offer from Montana State ... Son of Jimmie and Jennifer West ... Guardians are Vance and Elise Fairchild ... Married to wife Jordyn West with one son, Joshawa James.

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