Don Paul (linebacker)

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Don Paul
Don Paul - 1953 Bowman.jpg
Paul on a 1953 Bowman football card
Born: (1925-03-18)March 18, 1925
Fresno, California
Died: November 8, 2014(2014-11-08) (aged 89)
Woodland Hills, California
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College UCLA
NFL draft 1947 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21
Career history
As player
1948–1955 Los Angeles Rams
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 3

Don Paul (March 18, 1925 – November 8, 2014) was a professional American football linebacker who played for the Los Angeles Rams (1948–1955) in the National Football League (NFL). He was selected to three Pro Bowls during his years with the Rams. He was inducted into the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame in 1986. He was one of only two players to play in six UCLA-USC games during the World War II years.

After Paul's football career he joined up with Roy Harlow and established the Rams Horn restaurant. Later he and Harlow teamed up with former LA Ram great Bob Waterfield and The Voice of the Rams Bob Kelley and opened up the Pump Room restaurant. He died after an illness on November 8, 2014.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-02-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links

Paul was also an assistant coach for the Rams when Bob Waterfield was the head coach, the staff included Hampton Poole and Jim david

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