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Paul Como

Position Defensive End
Height 6'2''
Weight 248 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Dana Point, Calif.
High School Murrieta Valley HS/Saddleback

Headshot As a junior (2005): Played in all 12 games while making one start on the defensive line … Saw extensive time in pass-rush situations … Finished the season with 13 total tackles including four tackles-for-loss … Collected a pair of quarterback sacks and forced three hurries. At Saddleback College (2003-04): Played two seasons for coach Mark McElroy at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif. … Earned second-team all-conference honors in 2004 … Helped the Gauchos to their first Mission Conference championship since 1996 and an 11-2 record as a sophomore … Accounted for 63 tackles during the 2004 season, including a team-high seven sacks and 19 tackles for lost yardage … Also forced two fumbles, recovered two fumbles, and batted down three passes. High school: A graduate of Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, Calif. … Was named MVP of the Southwestern League as a senior defensive lineman … Earned all-sectional honors and was named MVP of Division 5 … Scored 11 touchdowns and accumulated 850 rushing yards as a senior running back, but made his mark with 13 sacks and 19 tackles for loss as a defender … Earned varsity letters in football and track for the Nighthawks … Coached in football by Wally Clark. Personal: Son of Ross Como and Kathleen Cullen … A business major.