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Paul Freedman

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Position
6'6''
Height
255 lbs.
Weight
Senior
Class
Belleair Bech, Fla.
Hometown
Clearwater Central Catholic
High School

AT VIRGINIA
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.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
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.