Karl Paymah

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Karl Paymah
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Paymah at 49ers training camp in August 2010
No. 41, 24
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-11-29) November 29, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Washington State
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2004)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 130
Passes Defended: 14
INT: 3
Player stats at NFL.com

Karl Paymah (born November 29, 1982 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington State.

Paymah has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers.

Early years[edit]

While attending Culver City High School in Culver City, California, Paymah was a two-sport standout in both football and track. In football, he won two varsity letters as both a wide receiver and a defensive back, and won first team All-Ocean League honors as a defensive back.

College career[edit]

Karl Paymah attended Washington State University and was a letterman in football. In football, he ended his career there with three interceptions, 129 tackles, and 21 pass deflections.

Professional career[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Paymah was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. In four years with the team he played in 60 games, recording 101 tackles and three interceptions.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Paymah signed with the Minnesota Vikings on March 14, 2009; the deal is reportedly worth $1.55 million for one year.[1]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On March 17, 2010, Paymah signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers. On September 3, he was cut by the 49ers.[2]

Houston Texans[edit]

Paymah signed with the Houston Texans on September 28, 2010.


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