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Paul Krause

## #26 Paul Krause Defensive Back 1964-67
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998
Racked up 28 interceptions in four seasons with Redskins… 12 interceptions as a rookie with the Redskins… Most interceptions (81) in NFL history… Eight-time Pro Bowler… First rookie to be named to the All-Pro team.

Most memorable moment with the Redskins was intercepting two passes in his first career game… Greatest inspiration came from his parents, who "taught me respect and how to treat people"… Most proud of achieving and surpassing the dreams he had as a young boy growing up in Flint, Michigan.

The Redskins "gave me my start" and wishes he could have played for a longer period of time in Washington… Pre-game ritual included always putting on uniform and lacing shoes the same exact way… Most admired teammates were Sonny Jurgensen and Sam Huff, who took him under their wings as a rookie.

After retiring from the NFL, worked in a variety of fields including real estate development and became a county commissioner in Minnesota. He has also owned several golf courses.

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