Position: Wide Receivers, Tight Ends
Niles Paul brings a decorated playing career and a vast amount of knowledge to the Football University Coaching Staff!
Paul attended Omaha North High School in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was a three-sport star in football, track, and basketball. He was named a first-team All-Nebraska and first-team All-Metro selection by and was one of 58 players who were selected as a Parade All-American.Paul was invited to play at the All-American Bowl in NBC in San Antonio, Texas, and he led the West team in receiving yards.
Paul was regarded as the top prospect in the state of Nebraska in 2007, and was NU's first signee from Omaha North since 1998. He was regarded as one of the top 20 receiving prospects in the country by both Rivals.com and Scout.com.
Paul played for the University of Nebraska football team from 2007 to 2010. He finished his college career with 103 receptions for 1,532 yards and 5 touchdowns. His career total of 4,122 all-purpose yards ranks fifth all-time in Nebraska history.
After college, Paul was selected in the 5th round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He went on to play in the NFL for 8 years with Redskins, Jaguars and 49ers.
- University of Nebraska (2007-2010)
- Washington Redskins (2011-2017)
- Jacksonville Jaguars (2018)
- San Francisco 49erds (2019)