Paul McDonald (American football)
McDonald walks the sidelines before a game between USC and UVA, 2008.
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|Date of birth:||February 23, 1958|
|Place of birth:||Montebello, California|
|NFL draft:||1980 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
In 1978 he threw for 1,690 yards with 19 TD vs 7 INT. He followed that up by throwing for 2,223 yards with 18 TD vs 6 INT in 1979.
A left-handed thrower, he played professional football in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns and the Dallas Cowboys. After replacing Brian Sipe late in the strike-shortened 1982 season, McDonald started for the Browns in the first round of the playoffs, ultimately losing to the Oakland Raiders 27-10.
McDonald now does radio color commentary for USC Trojans football games and lives in Newport Beach, California. He has won several awards for being the best radio color analyst given yearly by the prestigious Southern California Sports Broadcasters Association.
His son Mike McDonald was the third string quarterback during the USC Trojans' 2005 season.
Robert W. Dugas
|NCAA Top Five Award
Class of 1980
Paul B. McDonald
R. Scott Neilson
Steadman S. Shealy
Marc D. Wilson
Mark D. Herrmann
Donald J. Paige
Ronald K. Perry
Randy Lee Schleusener
Trish Millines Dziko
|Silver Anniversary Awards (NCAA)
Class of 2005
Joan Benoit Samuelson
|USC Trojans starting quarterbacks