Josh Downs

  • Pos WR
  • Height 5-10.25
  • Weight 180

Prospect Info

North Carolina Tar Heels

  • Jersey #11
  • Class SO

As a Prospect

247Sports Composite®

0.9563
  • Class 2020
  • Committed 2/13/2019
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H.S. Scouting Report

Athletic Background

An early enrollee who is a four-star prospect listed as the nation’s No. 94 player, the nation’s 17th-ranked wide receiver and the No. 13 player in Georgia in the 247Sports Composite • Ranked as the nation’s 53rd-ranked player, the ninth-ranked wide receiver and the No. 9 player in the state according to Rivals • Tabbed as the nation’s No. 188 player, the 28th-best wide receiver and the state’s No. 21 player according to ESPN • A member of the ESPN300 • Invited to play in the All-American Bowl • Tallied 187 receptions for 3,019 yards and 32 TDs over his final three prep seasons • Led North Gwinnett to a 12-2 record and a berth in the 7A state semifinals as a senior • A first-team all-state and an all-county selection • Caught 83 passes for 1,290 yards and 14 TDs • Also threw a TD pass • Helped the Bulldogs to a 10-3 record and a spot in the third round of the 7A state playoffs as a junior • Made 37 receptions for 624 yards and nine TDs • Was a major piece of a North Gwinnett team that went 14-1 and won the 7A state championship as a sophomore • Hauled in 63 passes for 1,019 yards and nine TDs • Also competed in basketball as a freshman and track and field as a freshman and sophomore • Finished third in the state triple jump and fourth in the long jump • Coached by David Dunn.

Connections

  • Gary Downs Father

    Former NC State and NFL running back

  • Caleb Downs Brother

    Class of 2023 safety prospect

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