|Mark Joyce - Career Statistics|
JOYCE'S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 9 (twice)
TFL: 1.5 (Houston, 2013)
INT: 1 (Stony Brook, 2010)
PBU: 1 (Six Times)
FF: 1 (Twice)
FR: 1 (Ball St., 2011)
2013: Started the first 10 games of the season and saw action in 10 games overall…ranked third on the team with 53 tackles and added 3.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, two pass break-ups and one forced fumble…led USF with a career high tying nine tackles, forced a fumble and had 1.5 TFL at Houston…recorded a career-best two interceptions, to go with seven tackles and 1.0 TFL in a victory over Cincinnati…recorded seven tackles vs. FAU…had seven tackles vs. No. 16 Louisville…had six tackles at Michigan State…finished his career playing in 47 games, with 22 starts, and recording 181 tackles, 5.0 TLF, three interceptions, six pass break-ups, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
2012: Saw action in all 12 games, starting 11, in the secondary ... tallied 74 tackles, a half TFL and a PBU ... posted at least five tackles in 11 of the 12 games ... posted nine tackles at Nevada ... added six stops against Rutgers ... posted seven tackles and a PBU at Ball State ... recorded seven tackles and a half TFL versus Florida St. ... notched eight tackles against Syracuse ... also had eight tackles versus Pitt.
2011: Saw action in all 12 games in the secondary and on special teams ... notched 21 tackles, a TFL, three PBU and a fumble recovery for a TD ... posted two tackles and returned a fumble on the opening kickoff for a TD against Ball St. ... added a tackle and a PBU versus FAMU ... notched three tackles, a TFL and a PBU against UTEP ... added two tackles at Pitt ... notched two tackles against Cincinnati ... notched a PBU at Rutgers ... posted five tackles at Syracuse ... tallied two stops against Miami ... added a tackle versus Louisville ... notched three tackles against West Virginia.
2010: Appeared in all 13 games, earning one start, at safety as a true freshman ... named to ESPN.com's All-BIG EAST Freshman team ... posted 33 tackles, an INT and a forced fumble ... notched three tackles and returned an INT 33 yards for a TD against Stony Brook ... added a tackle versus WKU ... tallied three tackles against FAU ... posted three tackles versus Syracuse ... added two tackles at WVU... notched three tackles at Cincinnati ... posted four tackles against Rutgers ... added three stops at Louisville and versus Pitt ... tallied a tackle and a forced fumble at Miami ... tallied a season-high six tackles in the Meineke Car Care Bowl victory over Clemson.
DELAND HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as the No. 57 safety in the nation by Scout.com and the No. 63 safety by Rivals.com ... labeled the No. 49 safety in the nation by ESPN.com ... also played linebacker in high school ... led Deland High School to the 6A state title game his senior season ... posted 65 tackles, 13 TFL and two INTs as a junior ... chose USF over offers from Mississippi, Wisconsin, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Boston College, Vanderbilt and Texas Tech.
PERSONAL: Majoring in communications.