William Bubba Paris

William “Bubba” Parisattended the University of Michigan where he played for Bo Schembechler, winning two Big Ten titles, one Rose Bowl Championship and a Blue Bonnet Bowl Championship.  In 1982, he was the San Francisco Forty-niner’s first draft choice.  In the nine years that he played there as left tackle, they won three Super Bowl Championships, eight Western Division Titles and played in five NFC Championship games.  They were known as the team of the decade!

In 1982, Bubba also formed Paris Enterprises, a marketing and promotional firm that specialized in creating marketing plans, creating and placing media, implementing promotional activities and motivational speaking. Paris Enterprises focused on human resources and specialized in motivational speaking, education seminars, self-esteem workshops, promotional appearances and auctioneering.

Bubba has distinguished himself as one of the 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.

Bubba 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 and is currently a special segment reporter and a producer of sports features entitled "Heart of a Champion." He is a sideline reporter for CBS covering 49ers pre-season football and is co-hosting the 49er preview show for KPIX Channel 5.