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In his time as NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue oversaw league expansion and several relocations.
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Detailed Biography of Paul Tagliabue
Much of the media attention when it comes to the National Football League undoubtedly comes to the players, and for good reason, but the true power comes from the sport’s commissioner, who from 1989 to 2006 was Paul Tagliabue. The former NFL lawyer bore witness and steward to a number of high profile league changes, including major expansion.
Based on early Paul Tagliabue appearances, you can be forgiven for thinking that the lawyer might have preferred heading up the NBA organization rather than the NFL. Early Paul Tagliabue appearances include showcasing his considerable skills as a basketball player. His high school performance on the basketball court was so skilled that he was soon recruited to play for the legendary Georgetown University Hoyas. He even served as captain of the team his senior year. Following his graduation from Georgetown University, Paul Tagliabue appearances came at New York University, where he studied law and graduated from in 1965.
Early Paul Tagliabue appearances in the National Football League came as a lawyer for the organization. In 1989, NFL owners elected him to become the commissioner of the organization, and for the ensuing 17 years, Paul Tagliabue appearances played a crucial role in determining the direction of the league. During his tenure, Paul Tagliabue appearances as commissioner resulted in the league expanding from 28 teams to 32 teams while several teams within the league were also shuffled around to new geographic locations.
Leading such a huge organization as the National Football League requires a great deal of dedication, hard work and resiliency, and the former NFL commissioner exhibited all those things during his many years of heading up the organization. He can share those secrets of success with you during a Paul Tagliabue motivational speaking engagement. To find out more about booking a Paul Tagliabue keynote address, contact our booking agent experts here at GovivaSpeakers.com, where we can handle all the Paul Tagliabue speaker appearance coordination for you.