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  Paul Mociler
Paul Mociler

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
La Mirada, CA

High School:
St. John Bosco

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 295

Position:
OG

Birthdate:
06/30/1982

Experience:
4V

UCLA -- One of the more versatile linemen on the Bruin squad, Paul can play guard, tackle and center ... Started 10 games at right guard a year ago ... Came on strong during the Spring and demonstrated the most improvement among the linemen ... During the latter half of Spring, he shifted to center due to injuries and established himself as the front runner for the starting job.

2003 -- Opened the season as the starter at right guard in the Colarado game , his second career start ... Went on to start the first seven games of the season ... Did not start against Arizona State or Stanford, but rotated at the guard position throughout the contests ... Returned to the starting lineup at Washington State and against Oregon ... Came off the bench in the USC game ... Started the Silicon Valley Classic against Fresno State ... He played at least 60 snaps in each of his first seven starts, including 71 versus San Diego State, 68 against Washington and 67 twice ... Played every snap (56) in the Silicon Valley Classic.

2002 -- Served as the first lineman off the bench at virtually every line position ... Saw action in seven games, six on offense ... Made his first career start, at left guard, in the season-opener against Colorado State ... Also saw action at tackle ... He also saw some action on the field goal special teams unit.

2001 -- In his first season of action, he played in five games on the offensive line ... On the field for 18 snaps each in the Kansas and Oregon State games ... Served as the primary backup for Eyoseph Efseaff at left guard and also played behind Bryce Bohlander at left tackle.

2000 -- He did not appear in a game during his first year in the program and has one season of eligibility remaining.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Earned three letters as an offensive tackle for coach Kiki Mendoza at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, CA ... Parade All-American ... Second-team USA Today All-American ... Ranked No. 35 prospect and No. 10 offensive lineman in the nation by Tom Lemming/ESPN.com ... Member of PrepStar Dream Team (No. 16 offensive lineman) ... Member of PrepStar All-West Super 30 (No. 18 prospect and No. 3 offensive lineman) ... A SuperPrep All-American who was rated 18th among offensive linemen ... Max Emfinger second-team All-American ... SuperPrep No. 30 prospect in his region ... Student Sports All-American ... Member of CBS SportsLine/PrepStar Top 100 ... Cornwell National Top 100 (No. 51 prospect) ... Member of rivals 100 list ... First-team All-State (Student Sports) ... Orange County Register Fab 15 first-team selection ... Selected to Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 ... Unanimous selection (10 votes) to Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West team ... Member of the Las Vegas Sun Super 11 ... First-team All-Pac-West ... Earned Scholar-Athlete Award from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame ... Selected all-league for three straight years ... In the pre-season listings, he was a PrepStar Dream Team and All-West Super 30 selection ... Also named a pre-season SuperPrep All-American (No. 6 offensive lineman) ...Named team MVP and captain his senior season ... Team Lineman of the Year as a junior ... Rookie of the Year in his sophomore season ... Also lettered two seasons in wrestling for coach Omar Delgado.

PERSONAL -- Full Name: Paul Andrew Mociler ... Born: June 30, 1982 in Bellflower, CA ... Parents: Thomas and Aminy Mociler ... Has one sister, Amber, and one brother, Patrick ... Son: Lucas Andrew Mociler (4/18/04) ... Lists his biggest thrill as beating Servite High in his senior year ... Enjoys reading and hanging out with friends ... Psychology major.


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