Corey Paredes, ILB

School: Hawaii  |  Conference: WAC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Kane`ohe, O`ahu, Hawaii
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 230 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2010 Season
Named first-team all-WAC...led the team, ranked second in the WAC and 14th nationally in tackles, averaging 10.8 per game...his 151 total tackles is the second-highest single-season total in school history...had eight double-figure tackle games...career-high 16 tackles at Colorado (Sept. 18)...had 15 tackles in win at New Mexico State (Nov. 27)...recorded first two career interceptions along with 10 tackles in win at Utah State (Oct. 23), earning him second straight WAC Defensive Player of the Week award...posted 15 tackles and one interception in win over Idaho (Oct. 30)...had 14 tackles each at Army (Sept. 11) and Charleston Southern (Sept. 25)...forced two fumbles in victory over Nevada (Oct. 17)...also tallied nine tackles against the Wolf Pack which earned him first of two straight WAC Defensive Player of the Week awards...two quarterback hurries and two passes defended against Charleston Southern...had 11 tackles at Boise State (Nov. 6)...nine tackles each against USC (Sept. 2) and Louisiana Tech (Oct. 2)...named academic all-WAC.
2009 Season
Appeared in all 13 games, making four starts at "BUCK" linebacker... tallied 54 tackles (37 solo, 17 assisted)...led the team with four sacks for a total of 29 yards lost, which ranked 10th in the WAC...also had six tackles for losses totaling 38 yards...sacks occurred against Central Arkansas (Sept. 4), at Washington State (Sept. 12), at Louisiana Tech (Sept. 30) and Utah State (Nov. 7)...had two quarterback hurries and three forced fumbles, the latter of which tied for fifth in the WAC...recovered one fumble...named WAC Player of the Week (Sept. 14) after recording eight tackles, one sack, and two forced fumbles against Washington State...career-high 10 tackles at UNLV (Sept. 19)...had a career-high two tackles for losses against Utah State (Nov. 7)...named to the all-WAC academic team.
2008 Season
Played in all 14 games...back-up linebacker and running back served as a regular on kick coverage...posted three tackles, including one solo...a UH scholar-athlete.
High School
A 2007 graduate of Castle High School in Kaneohe, Oahu...played two years of football and one year of baseball...in 2006 was named the league's Defensive Player of the Year, first-team all-league as a linebacker and wide receiver, first-team all-state as an all-purpose back and second-team all-state at linebacker...first-team all-league and honorable mention all-state at linebacker in 2005.
Born in Sacramento, Calif...has three brothers...parents are Abby and Lloyd Paredes of Kaneohe, Oahu.
Latest News
03/08/2012 - Hawaii Pro Day: Corey Paredes was the surprise of pro day, with impressive results in the speed and jumping disciplines. He was scolded a few times for not locking his arms during the 225-pound bench press, but was only deducted one rep. He was credited with 27 reps. Paredes is awaiting follow-up calls from NFL teams in the hope of landing private workouts. "He'll be in Hawaii preparing for whatever comes next," agent Alan Cunanan said. - Stephen Tsai, The Warrior Beat

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