Paul Hofer

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Paul Hofer
No. 36
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1952-05-13) May 13, 1952 (age 67)
Memphis, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Christian Brothers
(Memphis, Tennessee)
College:Mississippi
NFL Draft:1976 / Round: 11 / Pick: 305
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:1,746
Rush attempts:416
Rushing TDs:16
Games played:77
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Paul Hofer (born May 13, 1952 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a former professional American football player who played running back for six seasons in the NFL.[1] He was a part of the San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl XVI winning team.

Known for his hard and relentless running style, Hofer was a fan favorite despite being on poor 49ers teams in the mid to late 1970s. Hofer was a brutal, attacking runner who suffered serious knee injuries that ultimately shortened his career.[citation needed] Hofer saw limited duty during the 1981 season but was placed on injured reserve before season's end; he was unable to play in the playoffs or the Super Bowl. He retired soon thereafter.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PAUL HOFER". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved July 6, 2015.