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Paul Shoemaker Athlete Profile

#19 Paul Shoemaker

Paul Shoemaker
Position: Quarterback Height: 6-0 Weight: 220 Roster Years: 1992 | 1995-1998 Hometown: Longmont, CO Last School: Longmont High School


Born 4/3/74 in Longmont, Colorado...parents are Bill and Karen...father played football for Stanford and then for the NFL's Denver Broncos...served an LDS Church mission to Vancouver, British Columbia...married Tiani Hatch, a former BYU women's basketball player, in June,1995...they have a son Shialer...prepped at Longmont High and was Colorado High School Athlete of the Year in 1991...majored in finance.

1992 | Redshirt Year


1995 | Freshman Year

Got his first playing time against Hawai'i with a 15-yard run and a 23-yard in for one play at New Mexico.

1996 | Sophomore Year

Threw a TD pass to Ben Cahoon in the spring game...completed 25 of 43 for 235 yard passing in that game...threw TD passes in the UNLV and Rice games...ran for a TD against Arkansas State.

1997 | Junior Year

Completed seven of 13 passes for 103 yards and a TD in the spring game...started vs. Washington and scored a TD on the Cougars' opening drive...started vs. Hawai'i...suffered a grade one tear in a knee and sprained an ankle, both on the right leg, in the first half vs. TCU...traveled, but did not play at UTEP...had a 65-yard pass completion vs. Utah State.

1998 | Senior Year

Gave up final year of eligibility to graduate and sign with the Utah Catzz of the PIFL.