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Players

Niles Paul
TE #84
Height:
6-1
Weight:
241
Age:
25
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Omaha, Neb.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
21
YDS
313
AVG
14.9
TDS
1

Transactions:

  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round (155th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Transactions:

  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round (155th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

PRO

  • Former wide receiver who made the transition to tight end in 2012 and is on of the league's premier gunners in punt coverage.
  • Handled kick return duties down the stretch run of Washington's 2012 NFC East championship season.
  • One of the league's most lethal punt coverage gunners.
  • Enters 2014 having previously appeared in 44 games with 10 starts.
  • Had 14 catches for 228 yards (16.3 avg) and one touchdown through 2013.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Played in 15 games, making four starts.
  • Caught four passes for 51 yards (12.8 avg) and contributed significantly on special teams.
  • Started at fullback and caught one pass for 25 yards versus Kansas City (12/8), while also returning eight kickoffs for 179 yards including a season-long 39-yard return.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Played in 16 regular season games with four starts, posting career high in receptions (eight), receiving yards (152) and receiving touchdowns (one).
  • Played at tight end and on special teams and had a highlight-reel hit on punt returner Marcus Sherels versus Minnesota (10/14).
  • Had one catch in a Thanksgiving Day win at Dallas, hauling in a 29-yard pass from Robert Griffin III for the first touchdown of his career.

2011 (Redskins)

  • Played in 13 games, making two starts.
  • Saw action at wide receiver and on special teams.
  • Had two receptions, for 25 yards.

College

  • In four seasons at Nebraska, he played in 46 games, making 29 starts.
  • For his career, he totaled 103 receptions, for 1,532 yards (14.87 avg) and five touchdowns.
  • He ranks sixth in school history in receptions (103), fifth in receiving yards (1,523), and fifth in all-purpose yards (4,122).
  • Also had 77 kickoff returns for 1,887 yards (24.5 avg) and two touchdowns. Had 60 punt returns for 647 yards (10.8 avg) and one touchdown.
  • After his senior year, he earned All-Big 12 Conference second-team by the league’s coaches.
  • As a senior he started 12 games at wide receiver and finished second on the team with 39 receptions for 516 yards and one touchdown.
  • Had 160 yards on 14 punt returns, and 464 kickoff return yards and a touchdown on 19 returns.
  • Tied for the second-longest run back in school history with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Oklahoma State.
  • Finished second on the team with 1,154 yards all-purpose yards.
  • As a junior, he earned first-team All-Big 12 Conference as an all-purpose back by the NFL Draft Reports. Also earned second-team honors from the Kansas City Star, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Antonio News-Express, and Dallas Morning News.
  • In his junior season, he totaled 40 receptions for 796 yards (19.9 avg), which was the fifth-best yardage total in school history. Nine of his receptions went for 35 yards or longer.
  • Also returned 28 punts for 407 yards and one touchdown, and returned 16 kickoffs for 446 yards.
  • Amassed a total of 1,697 all-purpose yards as a junior which is eighth-best in school history.
  • As a sophomore he played in 13 games with four starts and finished with 23 receptions for 214 yards. He also had 969 kickoff return yards was is third in school history and 10th in conference history.
  • Played in seven games as a freshman.

Personal

  • In 2011, he helped distribute 3,500 whole turkeys and Thanksgiving food baskets at FedExField to Prince George’s County residents in need during the team’s annual Harvest Feast.
  • In 2012, joined fans at the annual Draft Day Party at FedExField as well as the team's 80th Anniversary Thank You Tour.
  • Coached students at the WRCF and Coca-Cola "Play 60 Flag Football Clinic" as part of the Live Positively: Get the Ball Rolling initiative.
  • Dressed up in costume and visited with children at the WRCF "Pediatric Halloween Party."
  • Helped the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation collect new children’s books for distribution to underprivileged children in the Washington D.C. area.
  • Attended North High School (Neb.)
  • As a senior he caught 46 passes for 814 yards and 13 touchdowns, while also averaging more than 18 yards per punt return.
  • Named first-team All Nebraska , was selected first-team All-Metro by the the Omaha World-Herald, and first-team Super-State by the Lincoln Journal Star. Also one of 58 players selected as a Parade All-American.
  • As a junior he earned All-State honors from the Lincoln  Journal Star and All-Metro from the Omaha World-Herald.
  • Rated as one of the top 20 receiving prospects in the nation by both Rivals.com and Scouts.com.
  • Led the West team in receiving in the U.S. Army All-American Game.
  • In track he won the 110-meter dash as a senior.
  • Led his team to the Class A state track title in 2006 by winning four gold medals. He won Class A titles in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles and was part of all-class gold medal teams in the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays.
  • Earned second-team Academic All-Big12 in 2008 and was also on the Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring Academic Honor Role.
  • Majored in communication studies and sociology.
  • Volunteered with Nebraska’s hospital visits and at the F Street Recreation Center.
  • He is the nephew of former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 35 541 15.5 48 2 2 6 3 7 0 2 1
2014 WAS 4 1 21 313 14.9 48 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2013 WAS 15 4 4 51 12.8 25 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 4 8 152 19 37 1 1 -1 -1 -1 0 1 0
2011 WAS 13 2 2 25 12.5 14 0 1 7 7 7 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @HOU L 6-17 4 86 21.5 48 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2 JAC W 41-10 8 99 12.4 26 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @PHI L 34-37 6 68 11.3 37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 NYG L 14-45 3 60 20 28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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  • Redskins Salute to Play 60

    Posted 5 hours ago

    The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation went down to Fort Belvoir and showed over 400 military children the benefits of staying active and good nutrition.

  • Paul: "I Feel Like A True Tight End"

    Posted Sep 23, 2014

    Redskins Tight End Niles Paul talks about his progression as a Tight End, and what the team needs to do to correct the breakdowns on Special Teams.

  • Redskins Host Back To School Shopping Spree

    Posted Sep 16, 2014

    The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation hosted a back to school shopping spree at Macy's in Richmond. Hundreds of kids were given money to buy some back to school clothes and supplies.

  • Paul Reflects On His Breakout Performance

    Posted Sep 15, 2014

    Redskins Tight End Niles Paul discusses his breakout performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Paul: "It's All Short Term Memory"

    Posted Sep 14, 2014

    Tight End Niles Paul talks about the exciting performance of the team on Sunday. He explains that they can celebrate the win now and then get ready for the big NFC East games approaching.