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    Paul Jorgensen
    Paul Jorgensen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    DeWitt, Mich.

    High School:
    DeWitt

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 315

    Position:
    OL



    12/10/2014

    #B1GCats Lead Big Ten With 102 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Northwestern is the lone conference school to break 100 honors for the second-straight year

    08/22/2014

    Five Fifth-Year Seniors Elected 2014 Team Captains

    Wildcats turn attention to game-week prep for kickoff with Golden Bears

    12/11/2013

    NU Leads B1G With Over 100 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats hit triple digits in a single-sport season for the first time in school history

    08/16/2013

    The Skip Report: Notes and Quotes, Camp Kenosha Style

    Fifteen days from kickoff, Wildcats set for training camp scrimmage Saturday at Parkside

    08/11/2013

    The Skip Report: Finding Five of a Kind on the O-Line

    Northwestern departed Evanston Saturday for nine days at Camp Kenosha

    2014: 2014 team co-captain ... Started all 12 games at left tackle in his senior season, completing 24 straight starts over his final two seasons ... Helped offense gain season-high 547 yards in overtime victory at Notre Dame ... Aided running back Justin Jackson in gaining over 1,100 yards on the ground in 2014, including a career-high 162 yards against Wisconsin ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2013: Redshirt junior ... Started all 12 games at right tackle ... Helped Wildcats average 172.4 yards per game on the ground ... Offensive line helped QBs to complete 63.1 percent of passes this season, third-best mark in the Big Ten ... Wildcats led the Big Ten and ranked third in the NCAA in red zone offense (95.7%) ... Aided QB Trevor Siemian in throwing for 414 yards and four TDs at Illinois ... Helped NU rush for a season-high 332 yards on the ground against Western Michigan ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2012: Saw time in all 13 games, primarily on special teams and in goalline situations ... Made his first career start at Penn State ... Against Illinois, caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from Kain Colter on a tackle-eligible play, contributing to a 50-14 Wildcats victory ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2011: Played in 11 of 13 games as a reserve offensive lineman and on special teams ... Named offensive practice player of the week ahead of Boston College and Penn State games ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2010: Did not see action ... Named team's offensive practice player of the week vs. Central Michigan.

    High School: SuperPrep All-Midwest Region, PrepStar All-Midwest Region and Rivals.com All-Region offensive lineman ... Ranked 15th among all players in Michigan by Rivals.com and 27th among all players in the state by SuperPrep ... Ranks 98th regionally (six states) among all players by SuperPrep ... Ranked 25-best offensive tackle by ESPN.com, 80th nationally among all offensive linemen by SuperPrep ... Tabbed Michigan's best offensive lineman by Rivals.com ... In 2009, was named to the Lansing State Journal Dream Team and Detroit Free Press Dream Team ... Also named the team MVP, an offensive and defensive All-CAAC Gold selection and the Lansing State Journal Defensive Player of the Year ... Named DeWitt's Male Athlete of the Year in 2009-10 ... As a junior, earned all-conference honors on both side of the ball, as well as honorable mention all-state kudos ... Also earned a spot on the Lansing State JournalDream Team ... Helped lead the Panthers to a 12-1 record, the league championship and the district championship in 2009 ... Competed for the West in Michigan's 2010 East-West All-Star game ... Also lettered in basketball (center), earning all-conference honors his junior year ... Honor Roll, DeWitt's all-academic recognition ... Coached by Rob Zimmerman.

    Personal: Born Paul David Jorgensen ... Son of Clare and Jon Jorgensen ... Majoring in economics.