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Dominic Furio
Dominic Furio

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Pedro, CA

High School:
San Pedro HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
06/04/1981

Experience:
4L


* 2003 SECOND TEAM ALL-MWC *

UNLV: The emotional leader of the Rebel offensive line as a senior ... Voted one of two permanent team captains by his teammates ... At the team?s postseason banquet, took home the Bill ?Wildcat? Morris Most Inspirational Award, which is voted on by Rebel players, and the John Robinson Man of the Year Award, which is given to the student-athlete who possesses the highest integrity while aspiring for excellence ... Competed in Las Vegas All-American Classic postseason all-star game on Jan. 17 ... Drafted in the seventh round by the Philadelphia Eagles, becoming the first UNLV blocker selected by an NFL team since Jerry Reynolds in 1994 ...

2003: An iron man at center who played every single offensive down for the Rebels in 2003 ... Voted second team All-Mountain West Conference by both the coaches and media .. Graded out the highest among Rebel linemen in 10 of 12 ... Averaged five knockdowns a game ... Allowed only one sack ... Before the season opener, was awarded the 2003 Tom Wiesner Award Jersey, which is voted annually by his coaches and teammates to the senior who best exemplifies the late Mr. Wiesner?s courage, enthusiasm, dedication and toughness ...

2002: Started all 12 games at center ...

2001: A key reserve who backed up Peter Tramontanas at center ... Played in 10 of 11 games, including seeing action on special teams ...

2000: Earned his first letter with Rebels as a reserve blocker ... Returned to campus in summer after leaving UNLV during 1999 season ...

1999: Redshirted ...

HIGH SCHOOL: A 1999 graduate of San Pedro HS ... Lettered two years for coach Mike Walsh ... Helped the Pirates to a 13-1 record and city championship in the CIF?s Southern Pacific league in 1997 ... Named team MVP as well as the first league MVP from the offensive line position in eight years ... Also tabbed first team all-conference and all-city ...

PERSONAL: Dominic Joseph Furio was born on June 4, 1981, in San Pedro ... The son of Dominic Sr. and Carol Furio ... Majored in criminal justice.

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