Amoreto Curraj
Amoreto  Curraj

RS Senior

Tampa, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 218



Marshall Football Drops Final Road Game at FIU

Cornerback Rodney Allen had two interceptions


MCGILL: Marshall Miscues Add Up in Loss to Charlotte

The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 22, 2016


MCGILL: Herd Completes Comeback, Gets First C-USA Win

The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 15, 2016


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 27, Florida Atlantic 21


Marshall's Second Half Surge Falls Short at Pittsburgh

Michael Clark had four receptions for 147 yards and one touchdown


Marshall at Southern Miss

Photos from Marshall football's game at Southern Miss on Oct. 29, 2016.

R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Following injury-plagued redshirt season in 2014, strong-legged Albania native returned as Herd kickoff man after losing the FG/PAT battle to teammate Nick Smith in August camp … Made 76 kickoffs in 13 games, with 45 going for touchbacks and 4 out-of-bounds … Ranked in top 20 in FBS in touchbacks … Made one tackle on kickoff (at FIU); had season-high 9 kickoffs in that 52-0 Herd victory … Received opportunity for FG/PAT in triple-overtime loss at Middle Tennessee; went 0-for-2 on FG (38, 39 yards), with one miss and one blocked. Was 1-of-1 on PAT; Herd missed 5 FG in the loss … Named to 2015-16 C-USA Commissioner’s Honor roll (3.0 or greater GPA).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Redshirted with back (disc) and groin injuries … Was the Herd kickoff man as a true freshman in 2013, ranking among top 10 nationally in kickoffs and touchbacks, and earning a scholarship. He was sidelined by multiple injuries in 2014 as teammate Kaare Vedvik took over kickoff duties.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): As a walk-on was one of the top kickoff men in the nation, with a Marshall-record 52 touchbacks – fourth nationally -- on 97 attempts with just three that went out of bounds...Had six touchbacks against Miami (Ohio), Gardner-Webb, UTSA and Tulsa … Averaged 63.5 per kickoff … Marshall had 28 touchbacks from 2007-12; Curraj had that many through Week 7.
HERD FILE: Born June 22, 1995 in Skhoder, Albania, and moved with his parents (Zef and Ardiane Curraj) to Tampa, Fla., when he was age 6 … Majoring in Management at MU … Name is pronounced Am-o-RET-o CURR-e … Played soccer at Leto High School in Tampa until he took up kicking a football during his junior year … Went on scholarship after his freshman season with the Herd … Attracted recruiters’ attention in December 2012 at the Kornblue Kicking Challenge in fort Lauderdale, Fla., with his 79-yard kickoff.