89 - Chad Kurz
|Hometown:||La Mirada, Calif.|
|High School:||La Mirada HS '05|
2006: Listed as a reserve at tight end on preseason depth chart. 2005: Redshirted. HS: Graduated from La Mirada HS in 2005. Attending the same high school as EWU's Payton Award-winning quarterback Erik Meyer, Kurz was a first team Southern Section All-CIF tight end and was selected to the Long Beach Press Telegram Southern California Dream Team. He was also selected to the Whittier Daily News All-Area team and was a first team All-Suburban League selection. A linebacker on defense, he earned Southern Section first team All-Academic honors. He finished his senior season with 60 catches for 689 yards to earn team Offensive Most Valuable Player honors. He was the team's player of the game on offense three times and on defense twice. He also lettered as a junior in football and baseball. As a sophomore, he played varsity soccer and junior varsity football and baseball. He had a 4.1 grade point average (on a 5.0 scale), and was a two-time Student of the Month and seven-time Scholar-Athlete award winner at La Mirada. Personal: Born 6/27/87 in Whittier, Calif. Name is pronounced "Kerrs." Business administration major.