66  Brad Paul
Brad Paul

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seabrook, TX

High School:
Clear Lake

Last College:
Blinn College

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 290

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
04/03/1988

Experience:
1L


Career & 2010 Highlights:


Lettered two seasons for the Tigers after transferring from Blinn College...Was a mid-year signee in December 2008...Had spend one season at Illinois State and saw action in one game in 2007 before transferring to Blinn...Played in 11 of 12 games, making 11 starts at center on the offensive line in 2009...Saw action on all but 11 offensive plays in 2009 in games he played in...Totaled 756 offensive snaps...Logged a career-best 82 snaps against UTEP in 2009...Named the team's Offensive Lineman of the Year...Was part of an offensive line that enabled Curtis Steele to rush for over 1,200 yards and 15 touchdowns...Offensive line gave way to just 17 sacks, which ranked third in Conference USA and 39th nationally...Adjusted throughout the season as Memphis used three different starters at quarterback...Earned one of the Spring Iron Tiger Awards, which was presented at the 2010 Blue-Gray Game...Was on the Rimington Award Spring Watch List, an award that honors the nation's top center...Started all 10 games he played in as a senior...Missed the Louisville and Southern Miss games with an injury...Played every snap of nine games in 2010...Logged a season-high 72 snaps against Middle Tennessee in 2010...Worked with a rookie QB staff that included a true freshman and a sophomore who previously had not seen game action at Memphis...Started 21 consecutive games at Memphis...Was on the 2010 fall Rimington Trophy Watch List.

2009:


Played in 11 of 12 games, making 11 starts at center on the offensive line...Saw action on all but 11 offensive plays in 2009 in games he played in...Totaled 756 offensive snaps...Named the team's Offensive Lineman of the Year...Started at center in his debut with Memphis in the season opener against Ole Miss and participated in all 78 snaps...Worked all 63 snaps against Middle Tennessee...Logged 60 of 69 offensive snaps against UT Martin...Played in all 62 offensive plays against Marshall...Worked all 57 snaps against UCF...Participated in a career-high 82 offensive plays against UTEP....Logged all 78 snaps against Southern Miss...Worked all 74 offensive plays against East Carolina...Played in 73 of 75 offensive plays against Tennessee...Did not play against UAB due to an injury...Worked all 73 offensive plays against Houston...Participated in all 56 snaps at center against Tulsa...Was part of an offensive line that enabled Curtis Steele to rush for over 1,200 yards and 15 touchdowns...Offensive line gave way to just 17 sacks, which ranked third in Conference USA and 39th nationally...Adjusted throughout the season as Memphis used three different starters at quarterback...Earned one of the Spring Iron Tiger Awards, which was presented at the 2010 Blue-Gray Game...Was on the Rimington Award Spring Watch List, an award that honors the nation's top center.

Junior College:


Played in 2008 for coach Brad Franchione...Helped Blinn Bucs to a Southwest Junior College Football Conference title and a 9-3 record as a center...Bucs finished 11th nationally in the NJCAA poll and had ranked as high as No. 5 after defeating top-ranked Navarro for the conference championship...Blinn ranked 19th in NJCAA in rushing average with 169.5 yards per game and was fourth in passing offense with 258 yards per game...Snapped to QB Terrance Cain who threw for 3,138 yards and 29 touchdowns in 2008.

Prep:


Prepped at Clear Lake High...Worked as a defensive end and an offensive tackle his senior season...Protected a running back that rushed for nearly 1,800 yards that season...Worked as a tight end during his junior season and helped squad to a 13-2 record and an appearance in the state semifinals...Earned several player of the week honors during his career...Named honorable mention all-conference as both a junior and senior..Also played basketball and threw the shot put and discus.

Personal:


Brad Paul is the son of Michael and Kelly Paul...Born April 3, 1988, in Durango, Colo.

Paul's Career Offensive Line Statistics
YR Games/Starts Plays/Total Team Plays
2009 11/11 756/767
2010 10/10 596/604
Total 21/21 1,352/1,371

Paul's Career Highs
Offensive Snaps 82 (vs. UTEP, 2009)
Paul's 2010 Highs
Offensive Snaps 72 (vs. MTSU, 2010)
Paul's 2010 Game-By-Game
9/4/10* Mississippi State Center-53/53
9/11/10* East Carolina Center-68/68
9/18/10* MTSU Center-72/72
9/25/10* UTEP Center-70/70
10/2/10* Tulsa Center-55/55
10/9/10 Louisville Did Not Play
10/16/10 Southern Miss Did Not Play
10/30/10* Houston Center-54/54
11/6/10* Tennessee Center-55/63
11/13/10* Marshall Center-58/58
11/20/10* UAB Center-56/56
11/27/10* UCF Center-55/55



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