Shaun Paga
Shaun Paga

Player Profile
RS Senior

Menlo Park

High School:
Menlo-Atherton HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 240



An accomplished rugby star who is returning to the football team for his senior season...played in 1996 and '97 before making a decision to concentrate on rugby the past two years...not only played on four consecutive Cal rugby national championship teams, but also was on the U.S. National Team in 1999 as one of the top 30 players in the country...will play a rush end for Cal this fall, utilizing his quickness and explosive charge off the line...has superb athletic ability which should pay dividends in pass rush situations...

1997...lettered at Cal as a special teams performer...played on the Cal kickoff and punt return units...

1996...redshirted while serving as a scout team linebacker.

High School/Personal: A standout linebacker at Menlo-Atherton HS...earned first team Peninsula League and San Mateo County honors as a senior...was a first team all-state selection for mid-sized schools in 1995...offered a scholarship by Boise State and Idaho, but decided to walk-on at Cal...originally from Auckland, New Zealand, but moved to California at age 9...majoring in American studies at Cal...parents are John and Ann Paga...born Nov. 16, 1977 in Auckland, New Zealand.