|Date of birth:||March 12, 1957|
|Place of birth:||Fresno, California|
|NFL Draft:||1979 / Round: 2/ Pick 49|
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Patrick Gerrard Howell (born March 12, 1957) is a former American college and professional football player who was an offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons during the late 1970s and 1980s. Howell played college football at the University of Southern California, and was recognized as an All-American. A second-round pick in the 1979 NFL Draft, he played professionally for the Atlanta Falcons and Houston Oilers of the NFL.
Howell was born in Fresno, California. He was a Parade magazine high school All-American for Fresno High School football team in 1974, and Central California Valley discus throw champion in track and field.
His son, Nick Howell, is currently an offensive lineman for the USC Trojans, after playing football at Bullard High school in Fresno, California.
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