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Paul Hazel (born May 4, 1990) is a Canadian football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was most recently a member of the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Western Michigan where he played 49 games with 19 starts and posted 104 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 17.5 sacks, seven forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.

Paul Hazel
Free agent
Position:Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1990-05-04) May 4, 1990 (age 29)
Miami, Florida
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:227 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school:Miami (FL) South
College:Western Michigan
Undrafted:2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:3
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com

He has one son and is single.

Professional careerEdit

NFLEdit

Unselected in the 2013 NFL Draft, Hazel first signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. After being waived, he was claimed by the Cleveland Browns He signed with the Houston Texans after becoming a free agent at the end of the 2013 season.[1]

CFLEdit

On June 1, 2015, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League announced the signing of Paul Hazel at the beginning of their training camp.[2][3] On June 21, 2015, he was released by the Tiger-Cats.

Hazel signed with the Ottawa Redblacks on July 28, 2016.[4] Hazel played in 4 games for the Redblacks in 2016, recording 2 defensive tackles. He was released by the Redblacks on May 1, 2017 as they trimmed their roster down to 75 players in preparation for the 2017 season.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.dawgsbynature.com/2013/8/27/4665580/browns-claim-p-colton-schmidt-olb-paul-hazel-off-waivers
  2. ^ "Ticats sign DE Paul Hazel | Hamilton Tiger-Cats". ticats.ca. Retrieved June 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Ticats open training camp at McMaster | AM900 CHML | Hamilton News". Retrieved June 1, 2015.
  4. ^ "Redblacks grab Argonauts castoff". Ottawa Citizen. July 28, 2016. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  5. ^ "Transactions | May 1, 2017". Ottawa REDBLACKS. May 1, 2017. Retrieved May 3, 2017.

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