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Paul Jurado
48   Paul Jurado

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chino, Calif.

Last College:
Citrus JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 206

Position:
Punter

Experience:
2L


Tulsa -- A two-year letterwinner . . . has played in 26 career games since transferring from Citrus Junior College . . . has been named a Conference USA All-Academic Honoree for three straight years . . . 2007 -- Played in all 14 games . . . saw playing time on kick-offs, punting and holder on PATs and field goals . . . kicked off 36 times for a 60.7 average . . . punted only twice on the season, both coming against Oklahoma for a 41.0 average . . . 2006 -- Played in 12 games . . . shared the punting duties . . . punted 18 times for 729 yards and a 40.5 yard average . . . had a season-long 62-yard punt against North Texas . . . also kicked off 14 times with five touchbacks . . . had a season-high four punts for 172 yards and a 43.0 average against Utah . . . 2005 -- Red-shirted after transferring to Tulsa prior to the 2005 campaign from Citrus (Calif.) Junior College . . . Overall -- Will be a utility kicker who can handle kickoffs, field goals and punts . . . an incredibly consistent holder . . . possesses a strong leg . . . makes a good tandem with deep sapper John Warren.

Junior College -- Spent the 2004 campaign at Citrus Junior College . . . earned second-team all-Western States Conference honors as a freshman punter . . . his team claimed the 2004 Western State Conference title.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Diamond Bar (Calif.) High School . . . handled the kicking and punting chores . . . earned first-team all-conference honors and second-team all-CIF accolades . . . kicked a 56-yard field goal in his senior season.

Personal --Favorite NFL team is the New England Patriots . . . his favorite NFL player is Tom Brady . . . lists Scarface as his favorite movie . . . his favorite sport to play besides football is soccer, while basketball is his favorite sport besides football to watch . . . his favorite pro athlete is Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics . . . if he could play a role in any move it would be that of Tony Montana in Scarface . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . parents are Enrique and Patricia Jurado . . . majoring in exercise sports science (pronounced who-rah-doe)

Jurado's Career Statistics
Punting	         G     No	Yds	 Avg	Long	TB	I20
2005	Red-shirt
2006 (So)	12	18	729	40.5	62	1	6
2007 (Jr)	14	2	82	41.0	45	0	0
Totals	        26	20	811	40.5	62	1	6