Received a stern push from redshirt freshman Shawn Byrnes in the spring for backup time to senior starter Brandon Jones this fall.
2005 - Played in five games during the season ... saw backup action behind Brandon Jones ... performed admirably and will be a permanent fixture on the offensive line in the future.
2004 - Redshirt season.
High School - Sherman High School in Sherman, Texas ... First-Team All-District 11-4A (Dallas Morning News) ... All-District 11-4A junior season ... three-time all-district performer, unanimous the last two years ... helped lead Sherman to 9-3 and 10-2 records during sophomore and junior seasons, respectively ... played in shotgun offense in high school ... big hit ability on downfield blocks ... difficult to avoid for opposing defenses ... played defensive tackle and was team's long snapper ... named team MVP, first linemen in recent memory to win award ... 5.1 in the 40 ... also an all-district pitcher for SHS ... also recruited by Missouri, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Tulsa and Louisiana Tech ... High School Coach: Drew Young.
Personal - Joshua Aleman ... born November 3, 1985, in Sherman, Texas ... son of Wendy Blackwood and Izzy Aleman, Jr. ... has two brothers, Justin and Dallas, and two sisters, Alyssa and Paige ... enjoys baseball, golf and tennis ... brother, Justin, is a pitcher at Grayson County College.