UCLA — Joyce figures to compete for a major role in the receiver rotation as a senior … He enjoyed the best Spring of his career, showing improvement in key areas … He displayed the understanding and versatility to perform at both the split end and flanker positions … A good all-around athlete who can add veteran leadership to the receiving corps, he also figures to make a contribution on special teams.
2000 — As a junior, Joyce saw most of his action on special teams, playing in 10 of 12 games on the kickoff return unit … Played one snap on offense against Wisconsin.
1999 — Joyce appeared in eight games as a wide receiver … Played 21 snaps against Fresno State, 13 versus Boise State and 11 against Arizona … On the year, he made three receptions for 50 yards and his 16.7 average ranked second on the squad among players with more than one catch … Made two receptions for 29 yards in the opener against Boise State and had a 21-yard reception, the longest of his career, against Arizona … Also played on the kickoff return and punt coverage units on a regular basis and made four tackles.
1998 — Appeared in seven games at wide receiver … Played 10 snaps against Washington State, seven at Arizona and five at Washington … Made one reception for six yards.
1997 — Did not appear in a game in his first year with the program.
HIGH SCHOOL — An outstanding all-around athlete who earned All-CIF honors in both football and baseball … Lettered two years for coach Mike Herrington at Hart High School in Newhall, CA … As a senior, he was named PrepStar All-American, Best in the West, SuperPrep All-West, Cornwell All-American and second-team All-State by Cal-Hi Sports … Also earned L. A. Times All-Valley, All-Area, All-CIF Division II, All-League and team MVP honors … Selected to play in the California-Texas Shrine game … Credited with 65 catches for 1,055 yards and 14 touchdowns … Team was 9-3 and ranked No. 24 in California by Student Sports … As a junior, he made 52 catches for 1,180 yards and 11 touchdowns … His total of 1,180 yards set a school record for receiving yardage in a season … Named all-league, All-CIF, All-Area, Rookie of the Year and All-State Underclass … Team was 1995 CIF Division II champion and rated No. 6 in the state … His two-year receiving yardage total of 2,235 is a school record … Also returned punts and kickoffs … Also an outstanding outfielder who earned two letters for baseball coach Bud Murray … Batted .395 as a senior with 19 RBI and 28 runs scored … Selected to play in the 1997 Bernie Milligan All-Star game …?In his junior season he hit for a school-record .500 average with 32 RBI and 15 stolen bases … Earned all-league, all-area, All-Valley, All-CIF, All-State underclassmen and SVC Player of the Year honors.
PERSONAL — Full Name: Cody Lucas Joyce … Born: September 26, 1978 in Clermont, FL … Parents: Ray and Amy Joyce … Has two sisters, Cassidy and Dustin … In his free time, he likes to hang out with friends … Earned spot on Director’s Honor Roll in Winter 2000 with his 3.40 GPA … Sociology major.