Paul Tagliabue

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Paul Tagliabue
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Tagliabue in August 2002
Commissioner
of the National Football League
In office
November 5, 1989 – September 1, 2006
Preceded byPete Rozelle
Succeeded byRoger Goodell
Personal details
Born
Paul John Tagliabue

(1940-11-24) November 24, 1940 (age 80)
Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
ResidenceChevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.
Alma materGeorgetown University
New York University School of Law

Paul John Tagliabue (/ˈtæɡliəb/; born November 24, 1940) is the former Commissioner of the National Football League. He became commissioner in 1989 and retired in 2006. He was replaced by Roger Goodell, who was elected to the position on August 8, 2006. Tagliabue had previously served as a lawyer for the NFL.[1]

Tagliabue served as Chairman of Board of Directors of Georgetown University from 2008 to 2015.

References[change | change source]

  1. Eskenazi, Gerald (January 28, 1990). "Super Bowl XXIV; Tagliabue Sweeps Into Action". The New York Times. Retrieved October 13, 2009.