Paul Page
Halfback/defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1927-09-16)September 16, 1927
Place of birth: Eldorado, Texas
Date of death: February 15, 1997(1997-02-15) (aged 69)
Place of death: Tom Green County, Texas
Career information
College: SMU
NFL Draft: 1949 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Baltimore Colts (1949)
Career highlights and awards
Rushing yards     81
Average     3.2
Rushing TDs     0

Paul Eugene Page (September 16, 1927 – February 15, 1997) was an American football halfback and defensive back who played for the All-America Football Conference's (AAFC) Baltimore Colts during the 1949 season.

Page played college football at Southern Methodist University from 1945 to 1948, and was a member of the team that reached the Cotton Bowl in 1948.[1] After his college career, Page was selected by teams in multiple leagues. In the 1949 National Football League Draft, the New York Giants chose him with the fourth overall pick.[2] The AAFC's Colts selected Page with the 81st pick in the 1949 AAFC Draft, in the 11th round.[3] Page opted to play in the AAFC, and spent one season with the Colts. In 25 rushing attempts, he gained 81 yards, and he caught four passes for 62 yards.[2]


  1. "Hall of Fame: Paul Page". Southern Methodist University. Retrieved June 28, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Paul Page". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved June 28, 2014.
  3. "1949 AAFC Draft" (PDF). Professional Football Researchers Association. Archived from the original on September 29, 2014. Retrieved March 29, 2018.

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