Senior center Matt Paradis talks about what adjustments he can make as a senior after an all-conference junior campaign.
BOISE STATE CAREER
RS JUNIOR (2012): Started each of the Broncos' 13 games at center...named first-team All-Mountain West...part of an offensive line unit that ranked sixth-nationally in sacks allowed (0.77 per game)...two-time game captain in 2012...named to the Fall 2012 Academic All-Mountain West Team.
RS SOPHOMORE (2011): One of three Broncos to start at center in 2011...appeared in eight games, starting his first-career game against Tulsa (Sept. 24)...part of an offensive line unit that helped the Broncos finish the season ranked first-nationally in sacks allowed (0.62 per game)...Boise State also finished ranked fifth-nationally in scoring offense (44.23), ninth in total offense (481.31), 11th in passing offense (309.38) and 40th in rushing offense (171.92)...named 2011-12 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete...named to the Fall 2011 Academic All-Mountain West Team.
RS FRESHMAN (2010): Moved from defense to offense in his debut season with the Broncos, and saw action on the line against Toledo (Oct. 9).
FRESHMAN (2009): Redshirt season...named Defensive Scout Player of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned three varsity football letters, two basketball letters and four track and field letters...named the 1A Idaho High School Player of the Year in 2008...named first-team all-state on both offense and defense in 2007...named first-team all-state at defensive line in 2006...as a senior, recorded 79 tackles and 10 sacks in just eight games...as a junior, recorded 107 tackles and seven sacks...member of National Honor Society...high school coach was Dan Shumway.
MAJOR - Business Economics
BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Two