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Paul Reagan Collins

 

Paul Collins

Date of Birth: September 27, 1922

Date of Death: July 16, 2012, in Royal Oak, Michigan (89 years old)

Source:

The Oakland Presss - Published 07/19/12

He died at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.

Did you know?

Paul Collins earned numerous accomplishments including 1943 & 1944 All-Time Letter

winner, 1944 Men's All-Conference Champion for outdoor pole vaulting, he captained

the 1944 NCAA basketball team, finishing third. He was the 1944 Big Six all conference

award winner, all time defensive score earner (November 23, 1944) and the 1944

season-by-season record holder.

 

Teams:

1945 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

College:

University of Missouri