WVU Sports Hall of Fame

Paul Bischoff
Inducted: 2001
Written by Shelly Poe

Paul Bischoff
Paul Bischoff lettered at end for Coach Pappy Lewis' teams from 1950-52, earning All-America honors as a senior.

WVU's career receiving leader at the time with 96 catches for 1,349 yards, he set three other records for receiving as well. Bischoff served as team captain in 1952. An outstanding blocker and defensive player as well, he earned all-Southern Conference honors.

He later played for the CFL's Hamilton Tigercats.

An academic All-American and WVU student body president, Bischoff still resides in his hometown of Beaver Falls, Pa., where he coached football at Geneva College and the high school level.

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