Played in eight contests, including the New Mexico Bowl (Dec. 20)...Caught one pass on the year, for 10 yards...Sustained a knee injury late in fall camp and missed the first three games...Made his `08 debut at Cal (Sept. 27)...Caught his initial 2008 pass at No. 14 Utah (Oct. 18)...Called by coaches a solid blocker with a high-level of football intelligence.
Saw action in all 12 games, with five starts, and caught four passes for 33 yards (8.2 avg.)...Played in the season's first two contests as a reserve tight end, then started Games 3-5 after Kory Sperry's season-ending knee injury; also started Games 11 and 12 after the team moved Mark Starr to tackle...In 34-28 loss vs. No. 10 Cal (Sept. 8), recorded his first career catch, a 15-yard reception on third-and-12; two plays later, the Rams scored a touchdown in a valiant fourth-quarter comeback attempt...Snagged a 3-yard pass at TCU (Sept. 29), and an 8-yard catch at UNLV (Oct. 20)...Returned to the starting lineup for win vs. Georgia Southern (Nov. 17) and caught one pass for 7 yards...Also started season finale, vs. Wyoming (Nov. 23).
Played in all 12 contests...Started at tight end in nine games, but didn't catch a pass.
Played seven games as a reserve tight end.
Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
All-state and first-team all-conference at Monarch High School in Louisville, Colo. ...Played LB, TE and DE...Three-year letterwinner in both football and basketball...Turned down offers from Utah, San Diego State and Wyoming...Helped MHS to the 2002 state championship...Head football coach was Phil Bravo.
Given name Chris Jakob Kawulok...Born Dec. 28, 1985, in Boulder, Colo. ...Son of Ted and Kim Kawulok...Has one sister and three brothers, including Michael, a CSU linebacker, an d Matt, a San Diego State tight end...Majoring in construction management....Hometown: Boulder, Colo.
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