Karl Joseph

Karl Joseph
No. 42Oakland Raiders
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-09-08) September 8, 1993
Place of birth: Orlando, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school: Orlando (FL) Edgewater
College: West Virginia
NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 12, 2016
Total tackles: 56
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Pass deflections: 6
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Karl Joseph (born September 8, 1993) is an American football safety for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at West Virginia. Joseph was drafted by the Raiders in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Early years

Joseph attended Edgewater High School in Orlando, Florida. He committed to West Virginia University to play college football.[1]

College career

Joseph started all 13 games as a true freshman at West Virginia in 2012, recording 104 tackles, two interceptions and one sack.[2] He started all 12 games his sophomore year and had 68 tackles and one interception.[3] He again started all 13 games as a junior in 2014, recording 92 tackles and one interception.[4] Joseph started the first four games his senior year in 2015, before suffering a season-ending knee injury.[5][6] At the time of the injury he was leading the nation with five interceptions.[7]

Professional career

External video
Joseph gets drafted by Oakland
Pre-draft measurables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 10 in 205 lb32 18 in9 34 in 19 reps
All values are from NFL Combine,[8] except bench press from Pro Day[9]

Joseph was selected in the first round (14th overall) by the Oakland Raiders in the 2016 NFL Draft.[10] He was signed by the Raiders on May 9, 2016.[11]

Personal life

Joseph is of Haitian descent.[12][13]


External links

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