Biography: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a senior after totals of 31 receptions/438 yards/6 TDs. Junior numbers included 24/418/4. All-Academic selection in the past.
Positives: Reliable tight end who is effective in all facets of the game. Solid blocker who stays square and keeps defenders in front of him. Blocks with leverage, displays good vision and seals defenders from the action. Intelligent, works well with teammates and displays good awareness. Quickly gets into blocks and works hard until the whistle blows. Solid pass catcher who extends his hands and offers the quarterback a big target. Consistently catches the ball away from his frame. Displays both strong and soft hands. Plays with good body control.
Negatives: Lacks downfield speed. Possesses marginal size as a blocker.
Analysis: Paulson is an efficient football player who gets the most from his ability. He's not a downfield threat as a pass catcher nor dominant as a blocker yet does the little things well, which could help him catch on as a second tight end in the NFL.
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