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John                               DePalma
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John
DePalma
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Cumming, Ga.
Height: 6-6
Weight: 252
Sport: Football
Position: LS

Biography

• Has snapped in 39 career games
 
2014 (Jr.)
• Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
• Team’s starting long snapper
• Handled all field goal, punting and extra point snapping duties
• Played in all 13 games
• WVU Special Teams Champion (Iowa State)
• Logged time in a season-high 13 plays against Texas A&M
 
2013 (So.)
• Academic All-Big 12 First Team
• Played in all 12 games
• Handled the field goal, punting and extra point snapping duties
• WVU Special Teams Most Valuable Player
 
2012 (Fr.)
• Played in all 13 games
• Handled the field goal, punting and extra point snapping duties
 
High School
• Started at tight end, defensive end and long snapper for coach Charles Wiggins at Pinecrest
• An all-county tight end as a senior
• At the Rubio Long Snapping Nationals in 2012, his 15-yard snap time was .69
• Ranked No. 6 nationally by Chris Rubio Long Snapping in 2012
• Helped lead team to an 11-2 record and the region championship as a sophomore
• Four-year starter in basketball
• Was an all-region and two time all-county performer
• Scored more than 1,000 points in his career
• Member of the national honor society
• Named for the school’s Top Athlete Award
• Earned a spot on the high honor roll
 
Personal
• Birthday is September 16
• Son of Paul and Cheryl DePalma
• One of two children
• Majoring in finance
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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