USF Football BIO
11 Sabbath Joseph
2010: Played in 12 games, earning the start against Miami ... posted 43 tackles, six TFL, three sacks, three PBU and a fumble recovery ... tallied three tackles against Stony Brook ... posted a tackle at Florida ... added four tackles and a TFL against WKU ... notched three tackles and a PBU versus FAU ... posted seven tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery against Syracuse ... tallied four tackles, two sacks and a PBU at Cincinnati ... added six tackles against Rutgers ... led the team with seven tackles, including two TFL, at Louisville ... notched four tackles against Pitt ... added a tackle and a PBU at Miami ... posted two tackles versus UConn
2009: Played and started in every game but the regular season finale against UConn due to the flu ... Fifth on the team with 50 tackles ... Posted a personal best four tackles for loss ... Led the team with three forced fumbles, including two against Florida State, becoming the fourth player ever at USF to force two fumbles in one game ... Also contributed four pass breakups ... Set career-high for tackles against Miami with nine ... Against Florida State, racked up seven tackles, one tackle for loss and a pass breakup in addition to two forced fumbles.
2008: Played in 12 games, working regularly at weakside linebacker ... Recorded 19 tackles, two tackles for loss, one interception and one quarterback hurry ... First career interception came at Cincinnati ... Had a career-high five tackles in season-opener against UT Martin ... Also collected four tackles against Cincinnati.
2007: Worked in a reserve role at linebacker ... Collected 14 tackles, all solo tackles ... Single-game high of four tackles against Pitt ... Also had three tackles against Syracuse and UCF.
2006: Redshirt season.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL: Had 11 sacks among his 68 tackles in 2005 ... Also returned an interception for a touchdown ... Class 6A first team all-state ... All-Dade County in Miami Herald for Classes 4A-6A ... As a junior he had 95 tackles, six sacks, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions, including one for a touchdown ... Also blocked three kicks ... Ranked 10th-best senior in Miami by Miami Herald ... Played in Dade County All-Star Game and the Dade-Broward All-Star Game ... Coached by Tony Saunders.
PERSONAL: Born December 29, 1987 in Miami, Fla. ... Raised by Marie Castor ... Has two sisters: Jessica and Gabriel, and two brothers: Daniel and Mario ... Cousin Chris Paul Etienne is a quarterback at Rutgers ... Majoring in criminology.