Don Paul (linebacker)

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Don Paul
Don Paul - 1953 Bowman.jpg
Paul on a 1953 Bowman football card
Date of birth: (1925-03-18)March 18, 1925
Place of birth: Fresno, California
Date of death: November 8, 2014(2014-11-08) (aged 89)
Place of death: Woodland Hills, California
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1947 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21
Organizations
As player:
1948-1955 Los Angeles Rams
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 3
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

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. 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 2 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]

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