#21 Joey Counts

Class: Freshman
Hometown: Mesa, Arizona
High School: Desert Ridge
Height / Weight: 5-9 / 205
Position: Running Back
Experience: HS

Montana: Joey will more-than-likley redshirt in 2012 because UM has so many players returning at running back.

High School: He rushed for 1,719 yards on 180 carries (9.55 yards a carry) and scored 22 touchdowns, and also had 200 receiving yards as a senior…his senior team went 10-3…set 5A1 state record with 411 yards in a game…named to AZFCA all-state two 25 team (include top two running backs in the state)…voted team captain and “Most Inspirational” and “Outstanding Back” as a senior…all-state running back as a junior and senior…all-state wrestler as a sophomore.