Who is George Paton? Everything to know about the Broncos’ new general manager

A closer look at George Paton, the Broncos’ new general manager.

Age: 50

Pronunciation: Peyton

Last job: Vikings’ vice president of player personnel/assistant general manager

Vikings highlights: Minnesota made six playoff appearances with six different starting quarterbacks during Paton’s tenure, with four divisional titles. In his last role, he oversaw the team’s transactions, coordinated the scouting department and formed the analytics department. Also during Paton’s tenure, the Vikings drafted 15 players to make a Pro Bowl; no team’s selected more future Pro Bowlers (10) than the Vikings over the past 10 drafts.

High School/College: Loyola High School (Los Angeles, two-way player, 1984-87) and UCLA (DB, four-year letterwinner, 1988-91)

Pro career: Played in Italy and Austria

Career path: Coached at Loyola for two seasons before starting NFL trajectory as scouting intern with Bears, rose to Chicago’s assistant director of pro personnel in 2000; director of pro personnel with Dolphins 2001-07; last 14 seasons in Minnesota, including the last nine as Vikings’ assistant GM

Family: Wife Barbara, daughter Bella, son Beau

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Source:: The Denver Post – Sports

      

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