Pack Pride Player Profile: C Jed Paulsen

Pack Pride takes a look at rising senior center Jed Paulsen.

Jed Paulsen

Senior Center

No. 53

6-2, 290 pounds

Columbia (Mo.) Hickman High School

2003 stats

- In 2003, Paulsen started all thirteen games for the Wolfpack, finishing the year with 37 knockdown blocks.

- Paulsen posted the offensive line's highest grade against Connecticut, Duke and Florida State.


- 2004 Remington Award nominee

- 2003 honorable mention All-ACC

- 2002 co-recipient of the Pack's Ken McNeil Iron Wolf Award, given to the player who makes the biggest comeback from injury

- 2001 Most Improved offensive lineman award

High School Accolades

- Two-time all-state selection

2004 Outlook

Jed has had a strong career at NC State, starting the past two seasons at center for the Wolfpack. He has a chance to garner All-ACC honors as a senior and is considered one of the nation's top centers.

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