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Paris, William H., Jr. "Bubba"

(born: 1960) 

William H. Paris, Jr. was born in Louisville, KY. He played football at DeSales High School, where he was team captain and an MVP. At 6'6", 300 pounds, Paris went on to play offensive tackle at the University of Michigan, where he was All-Big Ten, All-American, and All-Academic.

Paris was taken in the second round of the NFL draft and played all but one season of his professional career with the San Francisco 49ers, 1983-1990. In 1991, Paris played for the Indianapolis Colts. During his time with the 49ers, the team won three Super Bowls.

Paris is the father of former University of Oklahoma basketball players Courtney and Ashley Paris.

Bubba Paris, an ordained minister and motivational speaker, lives in California.

For more see Bubba Paris, at; Bubba Paris Enterprises; Bubba Paris at; and Who's Who Among African Americans, 1992-2006.

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