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Stephone Paige
No. 83     
Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1961-10-15) October 15, 1961 (age 58)
Place of birth: Slidell, Louisiana
High School: Long Beach (CA) Poly
Career information
College: Fresno State
Debuted in 1983 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1993 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     377
Receiving Yards     6,341
Touchdowns     49
Stats at NFL.com

Stephone Paige (born October 15, 1961), is a former professional American football player who played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1983 to 1992 and the Minnesota Vikings in 1993. A 6'2" 185 lb. wide receiver undrafted free agent from Fresno State University, Paige played 9 years for the Chiefs and his final year with the Minnesota Vikings in 1993. His best year as a pro came during the 1990 season when he caught 65 receptions for 1,021 yards.

On December 22, 1985, Paige had 309 yards receiving yards versus the San Diego Chargers, an NFL record until it was broken in 1989 by Flipper Anderson of the Los Angeles Rams with 336 yards. Flipper's record holds an asterisk since it was broken in overtime.

Between 1985 to 1991, Paige had at least one reception for 83 consecutive games, a team record until it was broken on January 1, 2006 by tight end Tony Gonzalez.

Paige is married to wife Paula and has three children; son, Stephone II; son, Élon; daughter, Brieon. Athletics runs through the Paige bloodlines. All of Paige's children played sports at the division 1 collegiate level; Stephone II (track), Élon (football), Brieon (volleyball). He is also the uncle of tennis player Asia Muhammad and national basketball standout and UCLA commit Shabazz Muhammad.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Shabazz Muhammad looks to add to family history". http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr/12/sports/la-sp-sn-shabazz-ucla-20120412.

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