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Jake Paulson
Jake  Paulson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 258

Position:
TE

Major:
Undeclared


PRONUNCIATION:



2017: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended 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.

PERSONAL: Born June 19, 1998 • son of Karl and Monica Paulson • has one brother (Luke) and two sisters (Jordan and Taylor) • father, Karl, competed in swimming at Berea College • mother, Monica, competed in volleyball for the Naval Academy • sister, Taylor, competed in volleyball at Saint Louis University. 



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