Photo of Paul Goddard  *

Paul Goddard *Paul Goddard *

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School: Lincoln Graduation Year: 1958

Year Inducted: 2014

Sports Played: Football, Basketball, Baseball

High School Honors: 3-year letter winner in football, All-PIL and All-State in junior and senior years; Parade Magazine All-American as a senior. Gained 1500 yards and scored 21 touchdowns as a junior; played in the Shrine All-Star game. 2-year letter winner in basketball, second team All-PIL as a senior; team 3rd in State as a junior; starter on State Championship team and second team All-Tourney as a senior. 2-year letter winner in baseball, All-PIL as a senior. Team won State championship in ’56. Received MVP award as a senior from the Lincoln Dad’s Club.

Post High School Career: Played 2 years at Oregon State University on scholarship before being killed in an auto accident following his sophomore year.

Commentary:

(commentary from brother Orval)

As I recollect, Paul was a task master who had a knack of using his ability to accomplish any task set before him — something he inherited from our father. Our father expected the best effort from Paul at all times. Paul was a tough farm boy who had a farmer’s work ethic. He was blessed with God-given ability and displayed it at what ever he chose to do.

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