Don Paul

Donald Ray Paul
Born: July 23, 1926
Tacoma, WA USA
Deceased: September 7, 2001
Eugene, OR
Position: DB-HB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 187
College: Washington St.
High School: Fife (Tacoma, WA)
Career: 1950-1958
Drafted: 1950 in Round 4, #47 overall by the Chicago Cardinals

Don Paul played from 1950 to 1958 during his career with the Chicago Cardinals and Cleveland Browns. Paul ran for 469 yards in his career on 73 attempts, scoring 3 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 48 passes for 690 yards and 7 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals2150.0136.500.000.013 70.8


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals14805.718 0
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals372476.768 3
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals6284.716 0
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals161147.136 0
Totals734696.468 3


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals59318.635 1
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals2339817.353 3
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals4328.011 1
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals1616710.427 2
Totals4869014.453 7

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals1819410.882 1
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals191437.523 0
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals10979.722 0
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals18854.722 0
1954NFL Cleveland Browns15757.057 0
1955NFL Cleveland Browns191487.860 1
1956NFL Cleveland Browns171036.117 0
1957NFL Cleveland Browns9758.332 0
1958NFL Cleveland Browns200.00
Totals1139028.082 2

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals2869324.846 0
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals1542428.357 0
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals35418.026 0
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals410626.535 0
1954NFL Cleveland Browns13131.031 0
1955NFL Cleveland Browns510921.826 0
1958NFL Cleveland Browns100.00
Totals57141724.957 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals49022.541 0
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals35217.336 0
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals56212.438 0
1954NFL Cleveland Browns34214.023 0
1955NFL Cleveland Browns44912.219 0
1956NFL Cleveland Browns719027.142 1
1957NFL Cleveland Browns4287.012 0
1958NFL Cleveland Browns48020.036 0
Totals3459317.442 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals0110000012
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals3300000036
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals01000006
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals0200000012
1955NFL Cleveland Browns1000006
1956NFL Cleveland Browns010006
1957NFL Cleveland Browns0010006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1950NFLChicago Cardinals120
1951NFLChicago Cardinals120
1952NFLChicago Cardinals50
1953NFLChicago Cardinals120
1954NFLCleveland Browns120
1955NFLCleveland Browns110
1956NFLCleveland Browns120
1957NFLCleveland Browns120
1958NFLCleveland Browns120


1955 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1958 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1958 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)