2008: Played in all 11 games as a senior for the Seawolves ... played on special teams and as a reserve linebacker ... Stony Brook career-high with 16 tackles ... matched his previous SBU best with three stops against Colgate (8/30) ... career-high eight tackles at Iona (11/8) ... also returned his first career interception for 26 yards and a touchdown against the Gaels.
2007: Saw action in nine games in his first season at Stony Brook as a reserve linebacker ... made a season-high three tackles at Richmond (10/13) ... picked up one sack during the season, getting it vs. Maine (10/20).
Prior to Stony Brook: Played one season at the City College of San Francisco and one at Santa Rosa JC ... at CCSF was a first team all-conference selection ... helped the team to a 10-2 record and a berth in the state championship game ... made 12 tackles and had one sack in that contest ... at SRJC he helped the squad to an 8-3 mark and a victory in the Clo Bowl.
High School: A 2004 graduate of Novato High School ... two-time letterwinner for the Hornets ... named first team all-state in the small schools division by Cal Hi Sports ... first team all-league and second team all-metro ... as a junior was a second team all-league and an honorable mention all-metro selection ... over his final two years Novato went 23-3, including a 13-0 record in 2002 ... also lettered in basketball and baseball.
Personal: Born Paul Joseph Ferrari on May 4, 1986 in Novato, California ... son of Kenneth Ferrari and Teresa Carroll ... two brothers and one sister ... majoring in history.