Football


Paul Blalock
Paul Blalock
19

Hometown:
Aurora, Ill.

High School:
Waubonsie Valley

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
QB

Experience:
4-4

updated 2/06

2005: Redshirted.

High School: Passed for 2,130 yards and 15 touchdowns during his senior season ... A three-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Ranked as the 26th-best athlete in the state of Illinois by Rivals ... Rated the nation's 30th best quarterback by Rivals.com and No. 46 by Scout.com ... Also rushed for 550 yards and another 13 touchdowns ... SuperPrep All-Region ... PrepStar All-Region selection ... Named to All-State teams by Champaign News-Gazette and Illinois High School Coaches Association ... A top-25 Illinois recruit by Scout.com ... Three times named to All-Conference and All-Area teams ... As a junior, passed for 1,350 yards and 21 scores ... Holds single game school records for completions (26) and passing yards (406) ... Also broke school season records for total offense (2,550), pass attempts (248), completions (131), passing yards (2,130) and touchdown passes (15) ... Is the school's career leader in total offense (5,832), passing yards (4,572) and touchdown passes (27).

Personal: The son of Chris and Jayne Blalock ... Senior class president and homecoming king ... Also a starter on the Waubonsie Valley basketball team ... Committed to Illinois during the summer of 2004 ... High school football coach was B.J. Luke.

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