American Football Database
American Football Database
Paul Grasmanis
No. 96     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-08-02) August 2, 1974 (age 46)
Place of birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Career information
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 4 / Pick: 116
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Chicago Bears ( 1996 1998)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Total tackles     151
Sacks     12.0
Forced fumbles     2
Fumble recoveries     1
Stats at

Paul Ryan Grasmanis (born August 2, 1974) is a former American football defensive lineman from Jenison, Michigan[1] of Latvian descent. He was a ten-year veteran of the NFL and was picked in the fourth round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. Paul was also a standout defensive tackle during his career at the University of Notre Dame.

In 1999, he spent one week with the St. Louis Rams and was dropped and picked up by the Denver Broncos. He signed onto the Eagles in 2000, and retired prior to the 2006 season due to his persistent injuries.