of the National Football League
November 5, 1989 – September 1, 2006
|Preceded by||Pete Rozelle|
|Succeeded by||Roger Goodell|
Paul John Tagliabue
November 24, 1940
Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
|Residence||Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Georgetown University|
New York University School of Law
Paul John Tagliabue (//; 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.
Tagliabue served as Chairman of Board of Directors of Georgetown University from 2008 to 2015.
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