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

At Harvard
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 fifve 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.