Senior center Matt Paradis talks about what adjustments he can make as a senior after an all-conference junior campaign.
BOISE STATE CAREER
RS SENIOR (2013): Named second-team All-Mountain West...started each of the Broncos' 13 games at center during his final collegiate campaign, closing his career with 26-consecutive starts...key contributor to an offense that ranked ninth-nationally in red zone offense (.906), 16th in scoring offense (38.8), 21st in first downs (299), 24th in total offense (470.8), 31st in passing offense (269.0) and 32nd in rushing offense (201.8)...named Boise State's Outstanding Offensive Lineman...named to the Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West Team...led the Broncos onto the field with The Hammer against BYU (Oct. 25)...served as a Game Captain against Washington (Aug. 31), Nevada (Oct. 19), San Diego State (Nov. 23) and Oregon State (Dec. 24)...named to the National Football Foundation's Hampshire Honor Society.
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.
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).
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 - Three