American Football Database
Frank George Pauly
Personal information
Born:(1904-01-24)January 24, 1904
Hancock County, Ohio
Died:June 1968 (aged 64)[1]
Toledo ohio
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
College:Washington & Jefferson College
Career history
*Chicago Bears (1930)

Frank George Pauly (January 24, 1904 – June 1968) was a professional American football player for the Chicago Bears.

He attended high school at Waite High School in Toledo, Ohio.[2] He attended Washington & Jefferson College. At one time, Washington & Jefferson proclaimed him to be the largest college football player, weighing in at 303 pounds; however that weight was taken at halftime of a particularly muddy game and Pauly's weight was inflated by over 40 pounds.[2] His actual weight at the time was 256 pounds.[2]

Following his professional career, he coached high school football at Waite High School.[2] He also worked as attendance officer for the board of education.[2]


  1. Rootsweb Social Security Death Index search for Frank Pauly. Retrieved on 4 July 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Rothman, Seymour (July 5, 1984). "I've Heard; Frank Pauly". Toledo Blade.,6085714. Retrieved 2010-10-06.