Paul Thomas Salata
Date of Birth: October 17, 1926, in Los Angeles, California ( years old)
He is one of the Oldest Living Professional football players
Paul Salata became famous for creating the Mr. Irrelevant Award in the NFL Draft, awarded
annually to the last overall pick in the year's draft.
He was also an accomplished actor, appearing in many movies during the 1950's such as
Father Was a Fullback (1949), Angels in the Outfield (1951), The Buccaneer (1958) and
Blueprint for Robbery (1961).
1949 San Francisco 49ers (AAFC)
1950 San Francisco 49ers (NFL)
1950 Baltimore Colts (NFL)
University of Southern California (USC)