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Encyclopedia > Paul Maguire
Paul Maguire
Date of birth August 22, 1938 (1938-08-22) (age 69)
Place of birth Flag of the United States Youngstown, Ohio
Position(s) Punter
Linebacker
College The Citadel
Jersey Number 55
Career highlights
Honors American Football League Champion, 1963, 1964, 1965
Records Most consecutive AFL Championships (3)
Stats
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AFL Los Angeles Chargers
AFL San Diego Chargers
AFL Buffalo Bills
NFL Buffalo Bills

Paul Leo Maguire (born August 22, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio) is a former American football player and current television sportscaster. is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Location within the state of Ohio Coordinates: , Country State Counties Mahoning, Trumbull Founded 1796 Incorporated 1848 (village) - 1867 (city) Government  - Mayor Jay Williams (I) Area  - City  34. ... A diagram showing typical football positions In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article relates to sports. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is a state-supported, comprehensive college located in Charleston, South Carolina. ... This is a list of individual National Football League records. ... The American Football League (AFL) was a professional football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when all of its teams were absorbed into the National Football League (NFL). ... The San Diego Chargers are a National Football League team based in San Diego, California. ... The American Football League (AFL) was a professional football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when all of its teams were absorbed into the National Football League (NFL). ... Chargers redirects here. ... The American Football League (AFL) was a professional football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when all of its teams were absorbed into the National Football League (NFL). ... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location within the state of Ohio Coordinates: , Country State Counties Mahoning, Trumbull Founded 1796 Incorporated 1848 (village) - 1867 (city) Government  - Mayor Jay Williams (I) Area  - City  34. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... American Sportscasters A sportscaster, sports announcer, or sports commentator is a type of journalist on radio or television who specializes in reporting or commenting on sports events. ...

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Early sports career

Maguire attended Ursuline High School, then played tight end at The Citadel where he led the nation in touchdown receptions in 1959. Address 750 Wick Avenue City Youngstown CDP, Mahoning County, Ohio 44505 Established 1905 Type Private Secondary Superintendent Dr. Michael Skube Principal Ms. ... The tight end (TE) is a position in American football on the offensive team. ... The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is a state-supported, comprehensive college located in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Professional football career

In 1960, he was selected as an original American Football League Los Angeles Charger, where he served as both a punter and linebacker. Maguire joined the AFL's Buffalo Bills in 1956 and was an ace at the "coffin corner" punt. He contributed to three Bills' Eastern Division titles, and their AFL championships in 1964 and 1965. He was involved in one of the most spectacular plays in Bills' history in the 1965 American Football League Championship game against the Chargers. Butch Byrd took a John Hadl punt and with outstanding blocking, took it 74 yards for a TD. The last two blocks were by Maguire, crushing two Chargers. Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Football League (AFL) was a professional football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when all of its teams were absorbed into the National Football League (NFL). ... The San Diego Chargers are a National Football League team based in San Diego, California. ... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Football League (AFL) was a professional football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when all of its teams were absorbed into the National Football League (NFL). ... George Edward Butch Byrd (born September 20, 1941 in Watervliet, New York) of Boston University was one of the best running backs and pass receivers on the Terrier football team of the early 60s. ... John Willard Hadl (born February 15, 1940 in Lawrence, Kansas) was a professional American football player. ...


Maguire played in six of the ten American Football League Championship Games — three with the Chargers and three with the Bills, winning four AFL Championship rings, and he was the league's all-time punter in punts and yardage. He was one of only twenty players who were in the AFL for its entire ten-year existence. After his retirement he was inducted into the Youngstown, Ohio Sports Hall of Fame, and the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame. Below is a list of professional football championship games in the United States, involving: the American Professional Football Association/National Football League, the first professional football league; the All-America Football Conference (AAFC, 1946-1949), the American Football League (AFL, 1960-1969); the World Football League (WFL, 1974); and the...


Media career

Beginning in the 1970s, Maguire worked as a color commentator on network NFL telecasts, first with NBC and then ESPN. He also called ESPN's telecasts of college football and the now-defunct USFL. In 1998, he began a long tenure in the booth of Sunday Night Football. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... A color commentator (colour commentator in Canada), sometimes known as a color analyst, is a member of the broadcasting team for a sporting event who assists the play-by-play announcer by filling in any time when play is not in progress. ... NFL redirects here. ... This article is about the television network. ... ESPN/ESPN-DT, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an [[United States|Amer<nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here--68. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... “USFL” redirects here. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... ESPN Sunday Night Football is a TV program showing National Football League games on Sunday evenings. ...


Maguire worked his last NFL game on January 1, 2006, as the Sunday Night Football franchise ended on ESPN. However, Maguire was retained by ESPN to serve as a commentator for ABC's College football with Brad Nessler, former Miami Dolphins quarterback Bob Griese, and field reporter Bonnie Bernstein. is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... Brad Nessler, as part of an NBA on ABC sports broadcast (c. ... City Miami Gardens, Florida Other nicknames The Fins Team colors Aqua, Coral, White and Navy Head Coach liljimjim Owner Wayne Huizenga General manager Randy Mueller Mascot T.D. League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present... Robert Allen Griese (born February 3, 1945 in Evansville, Indiana) is a former American football quarterback who earned All-American honors with the Purdue Boilermakers before being drafted in 1967 by the American Football Leagues Miami Dolphins. ... Bonnie Bernstein (born August 16, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American television sports reporter and anchor. ...


In March 2007, Maguire began to serve as an in-studio analyst for ESPN's NFL Live. March 2007 is the third month of the year. ... ESPN/ESPN-DT, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an [[United States|Amer<nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here--68. ... NFL Live is a name that has been used as the title of two National Football League-related shows. ...


See also

The following is a list of players that played for the 1960-1969 American Football League. ...

External Links

  • Maguire's 1965 Topps football card

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Paul Maguire - definition of Paul Maguire in Encyclopedia (304 words)
Paul Maguire (born August 22, 1938) was an American football player.
Maguire joined the Buffalo Bills in 1963 and was an ace at the "coffin corner" punt.
Maguire played in six of the AFL's ten title games - three with the Chargers and three with the Bills, and he was the league's all-time punter in punts and yardage.
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