Jake Paulson
Jake  Paulson


Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230



HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Christian Academy of Louisville • wore No. 80 for the Centurions • as a senior, made 25 catches for 328 yards and three touchdowns as his team finished 14-1 and won a state championship • made 67 tackles (42 solo), which included nine in the state championship game • had 18 sacks and 22 tackles for loss as he was named All-State Second Team by The Courier-Journal as a defensive lineman • as a junior, made 13 catches for 199 yards and three touchdowns and also totaled 98 tackles, 22 tackles for loss and 20 sacks • as a sophomore, caught 10 balls for 133 yards and made 65 tackles, including 11 sacks and four tackles for loss • consensus three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports • ranked as the No. 34 tight end in his class by ESPN, No. 35 by Rivals, No. 38 by Scout and No. 48 by 247 Sports • Scout listed him as the No. 1 tight end in Kentucky, while 247 Sports tabbed him as the No. 2 recruit in the state • ranked as the No. 4 prospect in Kentucky by Rivals and is ESPN's No. 6 recruit in the state • coached by Stefan Lefors.


Elite Access: Beach Workout


Go behind the scenes at Gopher Football's first beach workout of the season on the shores of Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis in June of 2017!

Wolitarsky Winnipeg Bound


Former Minnesota receiver Drew Wolitarsky was selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the CFL supplemental draft.

Elite Access: Football Etiquette Dinner


The Gopher Football team participated in an etiquette dinner at TCF Bank Stadium in mid-June 2017 to learn about proper dinner etiquette and much more.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics