Noteworthy: Should see plenty of action in 2002 ... Will backup senior David Youell at the "Y" position ... An outstanding athlete who played defensive back and wide receiver in high school ... Has big play potential ... Chose MT over Clemson and Marshall.
2001: Played in 10 of 11 games ... Finished the year with three receptions for 88 yards and a 29.3-yard per catch average ... Hauled in two passes for 80 yards in a win over Troy State, including a career-long 69-yard catch ... Also registered one reception for eight yards against New Mexico State ... Also played on special teams.
2000: Was enrolled in school and practiced with the team, but did not compete in any games due to academic requirements ... Went through 2001 spring drills.
High School: Registered 60 tackles, 12 pass breakups, and one interception as a senior ... In fact, only two balls were caught on Joyner's side of the field in 1999 ... Also tallied eight receptions for 237 yards and four touchdowns in a limited role as a receiver ... Was also a standout track athlete for North Clayton where he high jumped 6-6 (only four inches shy of being nationally recognized), triple jumped 45 feet, and was the team's top sprinter.
Personal: Parent: Marilyn Joyner ... Born: 9/16/80 ... Major: Information Systems.
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2001 3 88 29.3 69 0