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Jamal

Paxton

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#50

Center
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 285
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Scottdale, Ga.
High School: Tucker

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

ACADEMIC HONORS
• Dean’s List, Fall 2017; Spring 2018
• Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Fall 2016

AT GEORGIA STATE: Returning starter at center ... Moved to center for the 2017 season after two seasons as a backup on the defensive line ... Entered the starting lineup for Game 2 of the 2017 season, making his first start at No. 5 Penn State ... Started every game the rest of the season except Texas State, when he was injured.

Former walk-on who earned a scholarship prior to the 2017 season ... Played in two games in 2016 as a backup on the defensive line ... Joined the program in 2015 after one season at Campbellsville (Ky.) University ... Made 30 tackles, three sacks and two forced fumbles in 2014 at Campbellsville. Former walk-on who earned a scholarship prior to the 2017 season ... Played in two games in 2016 as a backup on the defensive line ... Joined the program in 2015 after one season at Campbellsville (Ky.) University ... Made 30 tackles, three sacks and two forced fumbles in 2014 at Campbellsville.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner as a two-way lineman at Tucker High School ... Helped Tucker to state runner-up finish in Class AAAAA in 2013 ... Played in DeKalb County All-Star game.

PERSONAL: Jamal Paxton is the son of Nathaniel and Hnede Paxton ... Born Jan. 24, 1996 ... Older brother Nate played for the Panthers from 2012-15 and now works as a graduate assistant on the strength staff.

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