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#8 Joshua McCain
Position: QB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Piedmont Hills High School
Other College: DeAnza College
Experience: 1 Letter

2013: Backup quarterback who saw action in eight games ... missed four with injury ... dual threat with 223 rushing yards and 222 passing yards ... scored one rushing TD and threw two TD passes ... best outing was 107 yards total offense (30 rushing, 77 passing) at Fresno State.
Junior college: McCain comes to Idaho with impressive credentials from DeAnza College and Piedmont High School. As a sophomore at DeAnza, he played in 11 games, threw for 29,58 yards and 32 touchdowns, while completing 198 of 405 passes. He was the NorCal Conference Offensive Player of the Year and twice was recognized as the national underclassman of the week. He was a JC Athletic Bureau-California Community College Football Coaches Association All-American first team. He was a Region I all-California first team and the Offensive Player of the Year.
High school: At Piedmont, he threw for 2, 229 yards and 25 TDs as a senior. He had two games of 300 or more yards with his best outings a 15-of-22 outing that netted 353 yards and two TDs, and a 26-of-29 game for 325 yards and four TDs. He had one game of five touchdowns. He also rushed for 1,139 yards and eight TDs, and played defensive back where he had 335 tackles and three interceptions. As a senior, he was first team all-Mercury News, first-team all-Mount Hamilton division, league MVP, team MVP, Mercury News Player of the Week and Cal-Hi Player of the Week. During his junior season, he earned honorable mention on the all-Mercury News team as well as first-team all-league, league Junior of the Year, Team MVP and one Mercury News Player of the Week honor. He was his team’s MVP as a sophomore and freshman and was the Freshman of the Year.

Personal: Son of Marlene McCain and Anthony McCain ... born Jan. 28, 1992.
Career bests
Passing: Attempts – 8 (vs. Fresno State, Oct. 5, 2013). Completions – 5 (at Florida State, Nov. 23, 2013). Yards – 77 (vs. Fresno State, Oct. 5, 2013). Touchdown passes – 1, twice (at Florida State, Nov. 23, 2013, and vs. Fresno State, Oct. 5, 2013). Interceptions – 1, three times (at Florida State, Nov. 23, 2013; vs. Fresno State, Oct. 5, 2013, and at Washington State, Sept. 28, 2013). Completion percentage – .714 (5 of 7 at Florida State, Nov. 23, 2013). Pass efficiency – 169.20 (at Florida State, Nov. 23, 2013).
Rushing: Carries – 11 (vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 14, 2013). Yards – 49, twice (vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 14, 2013, and at Wyoming, Sept. 7, 2013). Touchdowns – 1 (vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 14, 2013).

Passing G Eff. Cmp. Att. Int. Pct. Yards TD Long Avg./G
2013 8 119.44 13 27 3 .481 222 2 40 27.8
Rushing G Att Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Long Avg./G  
2013 8 54 301 78 223 4.1 1 34 27.9  
Total Offense G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg.Play Avg./G      
2013 8 81 223 222 445 5.5 55.6      
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