Bubba Paris
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Paris in 2012
No. 77
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1960-10-06) October 6, 1960 (age 62)
Louisville, Kentucky
Career information
NFL Draft:1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:130
Games started:105
Fumble recoveries:3
Player stats at NFL.com

William "Bubba" Paris (born October 6, 1960) is a former professional American football offensive tackle who played for the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL from 1983 to 1990 and for the Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions in 1991. He was a member of three 49ers teams that won the Super Bowl. He won the Len Eshmont Award in 1987, as selected by his teammates on the 49ers.

Paris went to DeSales High School in Louisville, Kentucky. He and his team didn't win state but many of the players were scouted. Now the team has multiple state championships.

Paris played college football at the University of Michigan, where he was named All-Big Ten, All-American and was also a (second-team) Academic All-American.

Paris currently works as a motivational speaker throughout the United States. He resides in Tracy, California with wife Cynthia and son Trent. Paris has 2 sons, William III and Christian. In addition, he and his ex-wife Lynne have another 6 children: Four sons, named Wayne, David, Austin and Brandon, and twin daughters, Courtney and Ashley, both of whom are former players in the WNBA.

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