|Fullback / Linebacker|
|Date of birth:January 13, 1966|
|Place of birth: Winter Park, Florida|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)|
|College: Florida State|
|NFL Draft: 1988 / Round: 9 / Pick: 237|
|Debuted in 1991 for the Birmingham Fire|
|Last played in 1997 for the Orlando Predators|
|* Minnesota Vikings ( 1988)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Butkus Award (1987)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
Paul J. McGowan (born January 13, 1966 in Winter Park, Florida) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings 237th overall in the 1988 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.
McGowan was selected with the 237th pick during the 1988 NFL Draft. The Vikings cut McGowan during training camp.
In 1989, the Cleveland Browns signed McGowan, but he was released during the Browns preseason cuts.
- ↑ Cameron Martin (December 6, 2012). "Award Said He Was Best; N.F.L. Was Silent". www.nytimes.com. The New York Times Company. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/sports/ncaafootball/among-butkus-winners-paul-mcgowan-stands-out.html?_r=0. Retrieved November 1, 2013.
- ↑ Jerry Greene (May 30, 1992). "Mcgowan Has Found New Home In World". www.orlandosentinel.com. Orlando Sentinel. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1992-05-30/sports/9205301142_1_paul-mcgowan-mcgowan-won-glue-guy. Retrieved November 1, 2013.
- ↑ Jerry Greene (May 12, 1998). "Predators Announce Honors". www.orlandosentinel.com. Orlando Sentinel. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1998-05-12/sports/9805120342_1_predators-paul-mcgowan-moss. Retrieved November 1, 2013.