Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Paul Wiggin

Paul Wiggin


  • Position: Tackle
  • School: Stanford
  • High School: Manteca, CA (Manteca HS)
  • Years: 1954-1956
  • Inducted: 2005
  • Place of Birth: Modesto, CA
  • Date of Birth: Nov 18, 1934
  • Jersey Number: 79
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 228

Member Biography

A dominating defensive tackle, Stanford's Paul Wiggin owned the line of scrimmage for three punishing years. Wiggin, a two time first team All-America selection, was invited to participate in the East-West Shrine Game in 1956 and the Hula Bowl in 1957. Wiggin was named Stanford´┐Żs Defensive Player of the Century in fan voting. Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 1957 NFL Draft, Wiggin enjoyed an 11-year professional career. When his playing days were over, Wiggin coached the Kansas City Chiefs and Stanford University for three years each. Currently, he serves as the Director of Pro Scouting for the Minnesota Vikings and resides in Edina, Minnesota.