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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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Hall of Fame: Paul Page". Southern Methodist University. http://www.smumustangs.com/sports/hallfame/mtt/paul_page_798372.html. Retrieved June 28, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Paul Page". Pro Football Reference. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/P/PagePa20.htm. Retrieved June 28, 2014.
  3. "1949 AAFC Draft" (PDF). Professional Football Researchers Association. Archived from the original on September 29, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20140929220107/http://www.profootballresearchers.org/AAFC/1949_AAFC_Draft.pdf. Retrieved March 29, 2018.

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