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Amoreto Curraj
Amoreto  Curraj

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Leto

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 218

Position:
K


11/19/2016

Marshall Football Drops Final Road Game at FIU

Cornerback Rodney Allen had two interceptions

10/22/2016

MCGILL: Marshall Miscues Add Up in Loss to Charlotte

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

10/15/2016

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

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

10/15/2016

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 27, Florida Atlantic 21

10/02/2016

Marshall's Second Half Surge Falls Short at Pittsburgh

Michael Clark had four receptions for 147 yards and one touchdown

10/29/2016

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.