Paul was a three-year starter at South from 1981-1983 and played halfback. He scored 134 points and 19 touchdowns in his career while rushing for 2032 yards. In the 1982 rivalry game, with 1:30 to play, Paul scored the winning touchdown with an 89-yard touchdown run. That score and win secured South’s 9-0 season. Paul went on to play college football at Central Michigan and graduated from U.M. He is currently the executive director of the Chaundy Arts Gallery in Gross Pointe Woods.