|34 Thaddeus Kazunas
Earned a place on the team last year ... Has opportunity for playing time following the graduation of four tight ends from last year's team ... Has shown good hands in catching the ball ... Hard worker who brings good energy to practice.
2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Played tight end, fullback and wide receiver at Trinity High School ... Three-year letterman, starting his senior year ... Made 12 catches for 152 yards and three touchdowns as a senior ... Honorable-mention all-district ... Carried 17 times for 92 yards and a touchdown as a junior ... Helped Trinity to three consecutive state championships, including the 2011 squad that was named national champion ... Coached by Bob Beatty ... Also played basketball ... Won the Shamrock Honors Award and was a member of the Beta Club.
Personal: Born in Louisville ... Son of Peter and Diane Kazunas ... Plans to major in civil engineering ... Hobbies include fishing, golfing, kayaking and hockey.
Thaddeus Says ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: head coach in college ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: Michael Jordan's flu game ... My go-to song to get ready for a game is: We Ready ... Something people might not know about me is: I love watching the NHL ... What's the best advice you've ever received? Be humble.