At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at offensive tackle ... moved from defensive end to offensive tackle in the spring and has flourished in his new role ... has good size and feet ... has earned two varsity letters.
2011: Saw action on the defensive line and on special teams ... played in nine of the 12 contests ... contributed a pair of tackles, including half a tackle for a loss of seven yards over the course of the season ... saw action on defense for most of the second half of the Notre Dame game where he recorded a tackle, including a half a tackle of a loss of seven yards ... turned in a solo tackle against Delaware in the season opener.
2010: Played in every game, including making his collegiate debut in the Mids' opener against Maryland as a member of the special teams unit ... contributed a career-high three tackles in Navy's win over East Carolina.
2009: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of Legacy High School, Paulson was a four-sport standout earning letters in basketball (2), football (2), track & field (2) and rugby (1) ... two-time all-conference and all-region selection who was named All-State (Colo.) his senior year ... an all-academic selection in both football and basketball ... enjoys volunteering in his spare time, including at the senior center at home during the summer months ... son of Mike and Terry Paulson ... majoring in oceanography ... had a 3.0 grade point average for the spring semester.