48 Josue Ortiz
48 Josue Ortiz
Height: 6-4
Weight: 260
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Avon Park, Fla.
High School: Avon Park
Position: DT
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

At Harvard
2011: Major H recipient ... Named to the Associated Press All-America third team for a second-straight season ... All-America selection by Phil Steele's Football Magazine as a second team selection ... All-America selection by The Sports Network with a third-team honor ... All-America selection by Beyond Sports Network as a second team pick ... College Sports Journal All-America ... Honorable mention All-America by College Sporting News ... Earned the New England Football Writers Association's Harry Agganis Award as New England's outstanding senior football player ... Asa S. Bushnell Cup recipient as the Ivy League's Defensive Player of the Year ... All-New England honoree by the New England Football Writers Association ... Unanimous first team All-Ivy League selection ... Harvard's Frederick Greely Crocker Award as the team's most valuable player ... All-ECAC first team ... Led the Ivy League with 10 solo sacks and ranked fourth in tackles for a loss with 14.5 ... Had two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble ... Graduates second all-time in Harvard in career sacks with 20 ... Named to the College Football Performance Awards Watch List at DT ... Named preseason All-America third team by College Sporting News and as well as first team All-Ivy League ... Rated as the nation's sixth-best DT by ... Had a tackle for a loss in the opener at Holy Cross ... Had a 10-yard sack against Brown ... Had a sack and a fumble recovery at Lafayette ... Had two sacks for 16 yards in a win at Cornell ... Had a sack and two tackles for a loss against Bucknell ... Had a sack against Princeton ... Had a tackle for a loss against Dartmouth ... Had a sack at Columbia ... Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week against Penn with two first quarter sacks, 3.5 tackles for a loss in all, a game-high 10 tackles and a forced and recovered fumble ... Had a sack against Yale.

2010: Named to the Associated Press All-America team with a third team selection ... Named to the All-New England FCS team by the New England Sportswriters Association ... Named first team All-Ivy League ... Finished the season as the Ivy League's leader in both sacks (7.5) and tackles for a loss (13.5) ... Led Harvard with five QB hurries and ranked third with 54 tackles ... Had five solo tackles in the season opener against Holy Cross including a sack for 11 yards and two stops on 4th-and-1 plays in the second half ... Had a sack for seven yards against Brown with five total tackles ... Had 2.5 tackles for a loss including a sack at Lafayette ... Had a fumble recovery against Lehigh ... Had three tackles for a loss against Princeton ... Ivy League Honor Roll on 11/1 ... Had two sacks at a Dartmouth team that had allowed just one sack in the first five games of the season. He finished the day with four tackles and leads the Ivy League in tackles for a loss ... Had two tackles for a loss and one sack against Columbia ... Had a team-high eight tackles, one for a loss and a fumble recovery against Penn ... Had a season-high 11 tackles (4 solo) including a sack and a forced fumble while also blocking a punt that led to a touchdown in a win over Yale.

2009: Earned All-Ivy League second team honors ... Had a big junior season in his first extended playing time, leading the team with 9.0 tackles for a loss while adding two sacks and 35 tackles despite not starting a game ... Had a tackle for a loss in the season opener at then-No. 23 Holy Cross ... Had a nine-yard sack in a win over Brown on Sept. 25 ... Had a sack in a second consecutive game in a win at Lehigh ... Had 3.5 tackles for a loss against Lafayette and eight total tackles ... Had seven tackles (five solo), including one for a loss at Yale. 

2008: Appeared in games against Brown, Dartmouth and Penn ... Minor H recipient.

2007: Did not appear in a game as a freshman due to injuries ... Minor H recipient.

At Avon Park:
Lettered in football and wrestling ... First team Division 3A all-state selection ... First team all-district pick and an All-Heartland Conference selection ... Placed third in the state wrestling championships and was the district, regional and county champion ... Valedictorian of graduating class.