Tag: Jason Pierre Paul

Sports / by Cory Rubin, Staff Writer -

Former COC Football Player to NFL Draft

COC football fans will be tuning in to the 2010 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 22, to watch as Jason Pierre-Paul becomes the first former Cougar to be selected in the first round. The 6-6, 260 pound junior Defensive End from the University of South Florida started his impressive collegiate career right here at College of the Canyons. In 2007, Pierre-Paul racked up 49 tackles, 14 sacks, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, and an interception which he returned 20 yards for a touchdown, earning First Team All- Western State Conference and First Team All-America accolades. Head Coach Garett Tujague needed only one word to describe Pierre-Paul, “Un-blockable…” ….