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#43: Alan Page | The Top 100: NFL
#43: Alan Page | The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players (2010) | #FlashbackFridays
Published: 2016/07/15
Channel: NFL
Alan Page: The Original J.J. Watt | A Football Life | NFL
Alan Page: The Original J.J. Watt | A Football Life | NFL
Published: 2015/10/17
Channel: NFL
Alan Page Says Goodbye To Football | A Football Life | NFL
Alan Page Says Goodbye To Football | A Football Life | NFL
Published: 2015/10/17
Channel: NFL
NFL HOFer Alan Page: Supreme Court Justice-Yahoo Sports presents Outside the Game w/ Angela Sun
NFL HOFer Alan Page: Supreme Court Justice-Yahoo Sports presents Outside the Game w/ Angela Sun
Published: 2013/04/23
Channel: Angela Sun
#88 Alan Page - Vikings 9-2-16
#88 Alan Page - Vikings 9-2-16
Published: 2016/09/07
Channel: Tom Moore
Alan Page:
Alan Page: 'A Football Life' (Preview) | NFL Network
Published: 2015/10/01
Channel: NFL Network
Alan Page on Leadership (The Mary Hanson Show)
Alan Page on Leadership (The Mary Hanson Show)
Published: 2014/03/30
Channel: Mary Hanson
My North—Episode 10: Alan Page
My North—Episode 10: Alan Page
Published: 2017/04/11
Channel: mspmag
Susan Boyle performs Duet with Elaine Paige ( 13th / Dec / 09 )
Susan Boyle performs Duet with Elaine Paige ( 13th / Dec / 09 )
Published: 2009/12/14
Channel: SusanBoyles
Two Minutes of Pro Football History: Full Circle
Two Minutes of Pro Football History: Full Circle
Published: 2010/11/23
Channel: ProFootballHOF
Exclusive: Justice Alan Page
Exclusive: Justice Alan Page
Published: 2016/11/16
Channel: WatchND
Alan Page in conversation with Gary Eichten
Alan Page in conversation with Gary Eichten
Published: 2017/06/01
Channel: umnLibraries
Justice Alan Page On-Field Recognition For Receiving Moose Krause Award (10-29-16)
Justice Alan Page On-Field Recognition For Receiving Moose Krause Award (10-29-16)
Published: 2016/10/29
Channel: NDMonogram
Alan Page Fiske: Overview of Relational Models Theory
Alan Page Fiske: Overview of Relational Models Theory
Published: 2015/06/03
Channel: SocialBrainsGroup
How to Create Alan Page in Madden: Player Creation Tutorial
How to Create Alan Page in Madden: Player Creation Tutorial
Published: 2016/06/09
Channel: HawkingRegime
Top 5 Vikings of All Time | NFL
Top 5 Vikings of All Time | NFL
Published: 2016/04/19
Channel: NFL
Minnesota Vikings - The Purple People Eaters
Minnesota Vikings - The Purple People Eaters
Published: 2012/09/28
Channel: Randy Fast
Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky by Alan Page and Kamie Page
Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky by Alan Page and Kamie Page
Published: 2013/04/01
Channel: Halfstreetmedia
Alan Page  "Dateless Night" 1958
Alan Page "Dateless Night" 1958
Published: 2009/03/25
Channel: TyroneSchmidling
Alan Page Community Bowtie Demonstration
Alan Page Community Bowtie Demonstration
Published: 2015/06/02
Channel: PageEdFoundation
Responding to racism, Alan Page by African American Registry
Responding to racism, Alan Page by African American Registry
Published: 2013/05/08
Channel: PageEdFoundation
Alan Page
Alan Page's approach to the game
Published: 2010/12/01
Channel: ProFootballHOF
Favorite Childhood Memory, Alan Page by African American Registry
Favorite Childhood Memory, Alan Page by African American Registry
Published: 2013/05/08
Channel: PageEdFoundation
Catching Up with Alan Page
Catching Up with Alan Page '67
Published: 2016/11/02
Channel: Notre Dame Alumni Association
Alan Page speaks at YWCA event
Alan Page speaks at YWCA event
Published: 2016/12/06
Channel: mankatofreepress
Alan Page
Alan Page
Published: 2013/05/02
Channel: David Spada
Alan Page RMR Story (4Cast)
Alan Page RMR Story (4Cast)
Published: 2011/02/26
Channel: BTelsh
Honorable Alan Page Visited STA
Honorable Alan Page Visited STA
Published: 2016/02/04
Channel: SaintThomasAcademy
Carl Froch vs Alan Page [2003-11-28]
Carl Froch vs Alan Page [2003-11-28]
Published: 2016/12/21
Channel: Boxing Legends
Alan Page - 2016 Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award Winner
Alan Page - 2016 Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award Winner
Published: 2016/10/28
Channel: WatchND
Alan Page Microsoft: Where (Testing) Ideas Come From Testing
Alan Page Microsoft: Where (Testing) Ideas Come From Testing
Published: 2012/05/25
Channel: EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference
BTN11: Ramsey Middle School to be renamed for Justice Alan Page
BTN11: Ramsey Middle School to be renamed for Justice Alan Page
Published: 2017/06/14
Channel: KARE 11
Alan Page on Twin Cities Live 4.2.14
Alan Page on Twin Cities Live 4.2.14
Published: 2014/04/09
Channel: PageEdFoundation
UP Today The Alan Page Interview
UP Today The Alan Page Interview
Published: 2016/06/28
Channel: BlackMusicAmerica
Ep. 85 - "A Supreme Success" (Alan Page)
Ep. 85 - "A Supreme Success" (Alan Page)
Published: 2016/10/03
Channel: Life to the Max TV
Justice Alan Page: Building Communities Through Education
Justice Alan Page: Building Communities Through Education
Published: 2011/12/06
Channel: Keppler Speakers
Alan Page returns to alma mater
Alan Page returns to alma mater
Published: 2012/11/19
Channel: ProFootballHOF
[SPNN] ATA: Justice Alan Page
[SPNN] ATA: Justice Alan Page
Published: 2008/09/02
Channel: bonnieschumacher
Law School 2015 Commencement Address by Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan C. Page (’78)
Law School 2015 Commencement Address by Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan C. Page (’78)
Published: 2015/08/14
Channel: University of Minnesota Law School
1 -  Monday Morning Keynote by Alan Page - URMIA 2015
1 - Monday Morning Keynote by Alan Page - URMIA 2015
Published: 2015/10/22
Channel: URMIAnetwork
Heart of a HOFer: Alan Page
Heart of a HOFer: Alan Page
Published: 2014/10/27
Channel: ProFootballHOF - Education
The Abuse and Misuse of Test Automation - Interview with Alan Page
The Abuse and Misuse of Test Automation - Interview with Alan Page
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: Fog Creek Software
Allen Page-She
Allen Page-She's the One That's Got It 1958
Published: 2009/04/20
Channel: TyroneSchmidling
Everyone loves Alan Page
Everyone loves Alan Page
Published: 2013/10/06
Channel: Sher U-F
Alan Page: Mike Ditka as a judge? How to tie a bow tie & more
Alan Page: Mike Ditka as a judge? How to tie a bow tie & more
Published: 2010/10/04
Channel: eharris1908
5 Questions with Alan Page
5 Questions with Alan Page
Published: 2011/02/26
Channel: BTelsh
Justice Alan Page
Justice Alan Page
Published: 2017/02/06
Channel: Elissa Cedarleaf Dahl
Alan Page
Alan Page
Published: 2012/05/11
Channel: Mary G
Recognizing Justice Alan Page, Vietnamese Veterans
Recognizing Justice Alan Page, Vietnamese Veterans
Published: 2015/04/30
Channel: Minnesota Senate Media Services
Alan Page
Alan Page's Wish for the Future of Minneapolis
Published: 2015/03/04
Channel: mplsfoundation
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Alan C. Page
Alan Page 2009.jpg
Page in 2009
Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
In office
January 1993 – August 2015
Appointed by General Election
Preceded by Lawrence R. Yetka
Succeeded by Natalie Hudson
Personal details
Born (1945-08-07) August 7, 1945 (age 71)
Canton, Ohio
Alma mater Notre Dame
Minnesota
Profession Attorney
Judge

Football career
A Page.png
No. 88
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Canton (OH) Central Catholic
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions: 2
Safeties: 3
Player stats at NFL.com

Alan Cedric Page (born August 7, 1945) is a jurist and former professional American football player. Page first gained fame as a defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings in the 1970s, and embarked on a legal career after retiring from football. He served as an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court from 1993 until he reached the court's mandatory retirement age of 70 in 2015. Page is a member of both the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and is considered one of the greatest defensive linemen ever to play the game.[1]

Page graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1963. He received a B.A. in political science from the University of Notre Dame in 1967 and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1978. He is married to Diane Sims Page and is the father of four children.

Early life[edit]

Page grew up in Canton, Ohio.[2] His parents stressed the importance of an education, and of doing his best regardless of what others did.[2] His mother died when he was 13.[2] Page said he wanted to become a lawyer when he was a kid.[2]

High school and college career[edit]

Page graduated from Canton Central Catholic High School, in Canton, Ohio, in 1963. He starred in several sports and excelled in football. Page also worked on a construction team that erected the Pro Football Hall of Fame, laying the groundwork for the building in which he would one day be enshrined.

After high school, Page attended the University of Notre Dame, where he led the school’s football program to a national championship in 1966. That same year, Page was named a college football All-American.

Page was presented with one of the 1992 Silver Anniversary Awards (NCAA) for achieving personal distinction since his graduation. In 1993, he was inducted into College Football Hall of Fame. In 2005, he was awarded the National Football Foundation Distinguished American Award.

In 1967, Page participated in the East-West Shrine Game and 25 years later received the "Babe Hollingbery" Award for his performance as he was inducted to that game's Hall of Fame. Named to the Academic All-American Hall of Fame in 2001 and as such received the Dick Enberg Award. Also a winner of the Walter Camp Alumni of the Year in 1988.[3]

Professional football career[edit]

After graduating from Notre Dame, Page was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings, for whom he played from 1967 until 1978. In 1978 Page joined the Chicago Bears, with whom he played through the 1981 season and where he amassed 40 of his career sacks. He is one of 11 players to have played for the Vikings in all four Super Bowls in which they appeared.

As a right defensive tackle, he had an unusual 3-point stance, placing his left rather than his right hand on the ground. During Page’s 15-year NFL tenure, the Vikings won an impressive four conference titles and one league championship. Page was a member of the Vikings' "Purple People Eaters," a defensive line adept at sacking or hurrying the quarterback. Page played in 218 consecutive games without an absence (215 consecutive in the starting line-up), during which he recovered 22 fumbles, made 148½ sacks (Vikings-108½,[4] Bears-40), and scored three touchdowns (two on fumble recoveries and one on an interception return). He also had three safeties, the second most in NFL history. He set a career high with 18 sacks in 1976 and is unofficially credited with five other seasons of 10 sacks or more.[5][6]

While in the NFL, Page earned All-Pro honors six times and made second-team all-league three additional times. He was voted to nine consecutive Pro Bowls. He was voted All-Conference 11 times, in 1968 and 1969 as All-Western Conference and in 1970 through 1977 and 1980 as an All-National Football Conference.

In 1971 Page was named both the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (the first player to be named such) and the AP’s NFL Most Valuable Player. Page was the first defensive player to be named MVP since the award’s inception. Only one other defensive player has ever received the award. In addition, he was voted the NEA NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1973.

NFL player representative[edit]

Page was National Football League Players Association player representative from 1970 to 1974 and in 1976–1977, and a member of the NFLPA Association Executive Committee from 1972 to 1975. He was named to the Vikings' 40th Anniversary Team in 2000. Along the way, Page was named the Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Week three times: Week 9, 1967; Week 8, 1968; Week 13, 1971. In 1988 Page was further honored by his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 1999, he was ranked number 34 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Football Players, the highest-ranking Viking player. He received the NFL Alumni Career Achievement Award in 1995 for attaining success in his post-NFL career.

Broadcasting[edit]

After his playing career he dabbled in the media, first as a color commentator on Turner Broadcasting System covering the College Football Game of the Week series during the Fall of 1982 and then as a commentator on National Public Radio in 1982–1983.

Legal career[edit]

Long before Page’s football career came to a close, he was laying the groundwork for his future role as a justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. While still playing for the Vikings, Page attended the University of Minnesota Law School, from which he received a Juris Doctor in 1978. After graduating, he worked at the Minneapolis law firm Lindquist and Vennum from 1979 to 1984 outside the football season. Page was appointed Special Assistant Attorney General in 1985, and soon thereafter promoted to Assistant Attorney General.

In 1992 Page was elected to an open seat as an Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, becoming the first African-American to serve on that court. He was reelected in 1998 (becoming the biggest vote-getter in Minnesota history), again in 2004, and for a final time in 2010: Minnesota has mandatory retirement for judges at the end of the month in which they turn 70.

On January 7, 2009, Page was appointed by Chief Justice Eric Magnuson to select the three-judge panel that heard the election contest brought by Norm Coleman in the 2008 U.S. Senate election.[7]

Page said, "To me the law is about solving problems and helping people."[2]

Community work and other activities[edit]

In 1988 Page and his wife Diane founded the Page Education Foundation. The Foundation provides much-needed financial and mentoring assistance to students of color in exchange for those students’ commitment to further volunteer service in the community, an idea suggested by Page's daughter Georgi. The Page Education Foundation has awarded grants to more than 6,500 students, who in turn have given more than 420,000 hours of their own time to young children. Upon his retirement from the bench, Justice Page plans to continue the Foundation's work, and find other ways to encourage students of color to be successful in school, especially by developing critical thinking skills.[8]

Page and his daughter Kamie Page have written two children's books, Alan and His Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky (2013) and The Invisible You (2014). Proceeds from the sales of these books support the Page Education Foundation.[9]

Page has a passion for running and runs on a regular basis. In 1979, he became the first active NFL player to complete a marathon. His running routine, which he took up while helping his wife quit smoking, is believed to have contributed to his dismissal from the Minnesota Vikings. His running schedule of 35–40 miles per week during the season, and 55 miles per week in the offseason, caused his weight to drop below that dictated by the Vikings.[10]

Page owns an extensive collection of Jim Crow-related memorabilia.[11] He appeared in a 2012 Minnesota-filmed episode of PBS's Antiques Roadshow with an 1865 banner mourning the death of Abraham Lincoln.[12]

Professional accolades and memberships[edit]

Honorary degrees[edit]

Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters: Winston-Salem State University, 2000; Gustavus Adolphus College, 2003; University of Notre Dame, 2004; Duke University, 2011.

Honorary Doctorates of Law: University of Notre Dame, 1993; St. John's University, 1994; Westfield State College, 1994; Luther College, 1995; University of New Haven, 1999; Carleton College, 2016.

Professional organizations[edit]

  • Member, American Law Institute, 1993–present
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, 1979–1985, 1990–present
  • Member, Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers, 1980–present
  • Member, National Bar Association, 1979–present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1979–present
  • Member, Advisory Board, Mixed Blood Theater, 1984–present
  • Founder, Page Education Foundation, 1988. Assists minority youth with post-secondary education.
  • Member, Board of Regents, University of Minnesota, 1989–1993
  • Helped establish Kodak/Alan Page Challenge, a nationwide essay contest encouraging urban youth to recognize the value of education.
  • Member, Institute of Bill of Rights Law Task Force on Drug Testing in the Workplace, 1990–1991
  • Board of Directors, Minneapolis Urban League, 1987–1990

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wall Street Cheat Sheet, "The Greatest Defensive Linemen of All Time."
  2. ^ a b c d e https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/05/16/gary-eichten-and-alan-page
  3. ^ http://www.waltercamp.org/newsrelease/release4.htm
  4. ^ startribune.com,
  5. ^ purplepride.org
  6. ^ chicagobears.com
  7. ^ "Top justice won't pick Minn. Senate lawsuit judges". Minnesota Public Radio. January 7, 2009. Retrieved January 7, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Alan Page leaving Supreme Court to focus on youth". Twin Cities Pioneer Press. April 4, 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2016. 
  9. ^ http://www.page-ed.org
  10. ^ Martz, Ron. "A lineman who runs and runs". St. Petersburg Times. Oct 22, 1978
  11. ^ Ward, Bill (August 3, 2007). "Going on the offensive" (PDF). Minneapolis Star Tribune. Retrieved January 1, 2011. 
  12. ^ Olson, Mark W. (May 7, 2012). "Behind the scenes at Antiques Roadshow". Chaska Herald. Retrieved April 29, 2014. 

External links[edit]

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Preceded by
Lawrence R. Yetka
Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
1993–2015
Succeeded by
Natalie Hudson

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