Paul Longua

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Paul Longua
Position: End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1903-04-17)April 17, 1903
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
Date of death: June 13, 1983(1983-06-13) (aged 80)
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
College: Villanova University
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Paul J. Longua (April 17, 1903 – June 13, 1983) was a professional football player with the Orange Tornadoes and Newark Tornadoes of the National Football League. He also played pro football for the independent Millville Big Blue in 1925. He would finish the 1925 season with 3 touchdowns. Afterwards he played with the Staten Island Stapletons prior to the team joining the NFL. On October 6, 1929, Longua ran 60 yards for a touchdown to give the Orange Tornadoes a 7-0 victory over the Boston Bulldogs.

Longua played college football at Villanova University prior to playing professionally. While at Villanova, Longua completed the longest punt in school history on November 25, 1922 against Duquesne University. The punt was record as going 95 yards.

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