a four-year letterman, an All-American, two time All-American,
Academic All-Big Ten and Academic All-District. He also played
in two college All-star games: the Japan and Hula Bowls. At
Michigan, he studied how structures and/or subcultures affect
people's behavior and development.
1982, he was the San Francisco Forty-niner's first draft choice.
He played with them for nine years; eight of which he started
at left tackle. In those nine years, they won three Super
Bowl Championships, eight Western Division Titles and played
in five NFC Championship games. They were know as the team
of the decade! Also, he was the players' union representative
for five years.
the beginning of the 1992 football season, he signed with
the Indianapolis Colts as a free agent. He played there for
thirteen games. The Detroit Lions were desecrated by injuries
on the offensive line so they signed him to a contract to
help shore up their offensive line and teach a young team
how to stay focused and win in the the post season.
They won the Central Divisional Title and played in the NFC
1982, he formed Paris Enterprises, a marketing and promotional
firm. It specialized in creating marketing plans, creating
and placing media, implementing promotional activities and
Enterprises focused on human resources and specialized in
motivational speaking, education seminars, self-esteem workshops,
promotional appearances and auctioning.
has distinguished himself as one of the this nation's premier
speakers. He as addressed groups ranging from IBM executives
to San Quentin Prison inmates, from Little League Teams to
the California State Assembly, from groups as small as two
or as large as five thousand.
is presently making extensive television appearances. He served
as sports analyst for Channel 7 TV San Francisco. He has CO-hosted
a weekly live talk show on KNBR radio. He also had a segment
on 1050 The Ticket Radio. He produced a special segment called
"Behind the Face Mask." He has anchored sports.
He is Currently a special segment reporter and a producer
of sports features entitle "Heart of a Champion."
He is a sideline reporter for CBS covering 49ers pre-season
football and CO-hosted the 49er preview show for KPIX Channel
founded Bubba Paris Friends of the Homeless, a nonprofit organization
to aide and assist the homeless in the Bay Area. He is also
President and founder of Champions with Christ Crusade Ministries.
is a poet and ordained minister serving as an evangelist.