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Joyner is Dayton's big man in the middle

Nose tackle in a three-man front or tackle in a four-man front is a thankless job. You can get double or sometimes even triple teamed; hit from every angle. It's a position where glory seldom comes your way.

It's a job that the 6-foot-3 280-pound Josh Joyner seems to thrive doing.

The Dayton senior has been one of the few bright spots for the Dayton Dust Devils, who take their 1-4 record to Reno tonight to play Wooster at 7 p.m.

Joyner, who plays center and nose tackle/tackle, is averaging five tackles and one sack per contest for coach Rob …

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