Arshan Pouladdej
Arshan Pouladdej

Skokie, Ill.

High School:
Niles North

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180


2011: Moved to running back during 2011 spring practice.

2010: Member of UI squad as a wide receiver.

2009: Joined the team during 2010 spring drills.

2008: Was enrolled at Illinois, but not a member of the team.

High School: NIAAA and Central Suburban League Scholar-Athlete Award ... High school coach was Scott Smith ... Also lettered and earned All-Conference honors in track & field and was a member of the swim team.

Personal: Son of Kianoosh Pouladdej and Mahnaz Razi ... Born on Sept. 15, 1988, in Tehran, Iran ... Nickname is PerShan ... Majoring in general engineering ... Has one brother, Arjang ... Grandfather, Hossein Razi, played basketball on the Iranian National Team ... Lists Usain Bolt as his favorite athlete.

(updated 8/3/11)