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Paul Freedman

255 lbs.
Belleair Bech, Fla.
Clearwater Central Catholic
High School
Paul Freedman - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

2012Started 10 of UVa[apos]s 12 games … did not start the Maryland or Virginia Tech games … key blocker in the running game … caught six passes for 48 yards and one TD on the season … caught one pass for 12 yards against Richmond … caught one pass for 10 yards against Penn State … caught one pass for a TD against Louisiana Tech. 2011 – Started five of UVa[apos]s 13 games … had 11 receptions … season-best two catches vs. Duke and at Maryland … had a season-best 23 yards at Florida State… caught the two-point conversion from Michael Rocco to tie the Indiana game at 31-31 late in the fourth quarter. 2010 – Appeared in all 12 games and made first collegiate start at Virginia Tech … set a career mark with two catches at Georgia Tech … also registered two receptions at Duke and against Maryland … pulled down eight catches for 98 yards and one TD … scored first collegiate touchdown against Eastern Michigan … snatched a career-long 24-yard reception against Maryland. 2009 – Appeared in five games, making his collegiate debut against Duke … had a six-yard reception against Duke, his lone catch of the year … lined up on 24 plays on offense, including season-high nine against Virginia Tech … selected by the UVa coaches as the scout team player of the game against Maryland.

Tall tight end target for coach Mike Jalazo at Clearwater Central Catholic HS … also played defensive tackle and wide receiver during his career … 3 stars by Rivals and Scout … considered the nation[apos]s No. 38 tight end by Rivals … also No. 54 by ESPN and No. 55 by Scout … led the team with 350 yards receiving and three touchdowns as a senior and was named second-team all-state … St. Petersburg Times first-team all-county and honorable mention all-Suncoast … played in only four games as a junior due to injury and finished with 220 receiving yards … caught two touchdown passes as a sophomore … was the center on the basketball team.