Height /Weight: 6-2 / 195
Hometown: Azusa, Calif.
High School: Azusa HS
Previous School: Citrus (Calif.) Community College
At Delaware: Will serve as team's regular punter for second straight season • All-Colonial Athletic Association candidate • second-year transfer from Citrus Community College in Glendora, Calif. where he played for two seasons • rugby-style punter who can kick with either leg • athletic punter who will continue to keep defenses honest with his ability to run or throw the ball effectively • College Football Performance Awards pre-season All-American candidate • ranked as the No. 25 punter in the nation by the College Sporting News • has added over 15 lbs. to his frame this arriving at Delaware.
2011 Season: Joined Delaware program from Citrus (Calif.) Community College and made an immediate impact on special teams • earned starting punting spot in pre-season battle with starting placekicker Sean Baner • team's regular punter for all 11 games • punted 46 times for 1,794 yards and 39.0-yard average (No. 13 best all-time at Delaware) • ranked No. 5 in the CAA and No. 48 in the NCAA in punting average • had 13 punts land inside the 20-yard line, eight ended with fair catches, and three went for touchbacks • had five punts go for 50 or more yards with a career-long 60-yarder vs. Old Dominion • also had punts of 58 yards vs. West Chester, 53 yards vs. William & Mary, and 51 yards vs. Rhode Island • averaged season-best 44.8 yards per punt against West Chester (No. 8 single game mark in UD history) • 44.3 average vs. Rhode Island was 11th best mark in UD history • also averaged 43.6 yards vs. ODU and 44.8 yards (on four punts) vs. William & Mary • had three punts land inside the opponent 20-yard line vs. Old Dominion and Maine • had just one punt blocked all season (vs. in first quarter vs. William & Mary), ending a streak by Delaware punters of 301 punts over 70 games and seven seasons without allowing a block • named Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week twice during the season for performances against William & Mary and Rhode Island • team went 7-4 under head coach K.C. Keeler.
At Citrus Community College: Played two seasons at Citrus Community College in Glendora, Calif. in 2009-10 • played both punter and wide receiver and handled kickoff duties • averaged 34.9 yards per punt in 2009 as a freshman • had 10 punts land inside the 20-yard line and had just one of his 48 attempts blocked • as a senior in 2010, averaged 34.7 yards per punt on 41 attempts • had a long punt of 55 yards and landed 15 punts inside the 20-yard line • also caught 17 passes for 314 yards (18.5 avg.) and a team-high four touchdowns as a wide receiver.
High School: Competed in football, basketball, and track & field at Azusa High School • punted and played wide receiver in football and led team to an 11-2 record as a senior • earned All-State, first team All-Montview League, and first team All-San Gabriel Valley honors as a wide receiver as a senior • two-time All-Montview League • all-conference point guard in basketball • sprinter and jumper in track & field and led team to an undefeated season • first student-athlete to earn an NCAA Division I scholarship in school history • National Honor Society.
Personal: Rauley Zaragoza ("rawley" "zar-uh-go-zuh") • born Aug. 1, 1991 • son of Jose and Maria Zaragoza • kinesiology major at Delaware • oldest of three children • first member of his family to attend college.
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