2009 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Norm Evans

Seattle Seahawks

The first starting right tackle in Seahawks franchise history, Evans was selected by Seattle in the 1976 NFL Expansion Draft and played four seasons there. He played in three Super Bowls with the Miami Dolphins.

Jim Padden

Semi-Pro

Reuben Mayes

Washington State University

Mayes is an all-time WSU great — the running back was a Consensus All-American in 1986 and conference player of the year in both 1984 and 1985. His 357 rushing yards against Oregon in 1984 broke the NCAA single-game record. He went on to play in the NFL and was a two-time Pro Bowler with the New Orleans Saints.

Joe Steele

University of Washington

A Husky running back from 1976-79, Steele broke school records for single season and career rushing yards while leading Washington to a 9-3 record his senior year. He remains in the top five in career rushing yards and career rushing touchdowns in Washington football history.

Dick Nicholl

Mercer Island High School

Nicholl was an all-conference running back at Western Washington University in 1963 before beginning a long high school coaching career. He coached over four decades between Mercer Island High School and Centralia High School.

Bob Rondeau

University of Washington

Rondeau was the legendary voice of Washington athletics for 37 years, calling his final Husky football game at the 2017 Apple Cup. He was an 11-time Washington State Sportscaster of the Year and was inducted into the Husky Hall of Fame.

2008 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Robbie Tobeck

Seattle Seahawks

Tobeck played his college football at Washington State before beginning his 14-year career in the NFL. He started at center in Super Bowl XXXIII with the Atlanta Falcons and Super Bowl XL with the Seattle Seahawks. He made the Pro Bowl while with Seattle in 2005.

Phil Borders

Seattle Ramblers

Borders played quarterback at Ballard High School before playing at the University of Washington in 1958. After he pursued an MLB career, he returned to the Pacific Northwest and played semi-pro football for the Seattle Ramblers and the Edmonds Rangers.

Barry Bullard

University of Washington

Bullard was a member of Jim Owens’ first recruiting class at the UW. The Oregon native started at tackle for three years, helping the Huskies to the 1960 Rose Bowl and later named an All-American. He spent 16 years in the U.S. Air Force and was awarded a bronze star for his service in Vietnam.

Pat Locker

Western Washington University

The uncle of fellow PNW Football Hall of Fame inductee Jake, Pat was a star running back at Western Washington University in the late 1970’s. He was the first college player in northwest history to rush for 4,000 career yards and he was named WWU’s Football Player of the Century for 1900-1999. His 12 school records resulted in the retiring of his No. 24.

Mel McCain

Edmonds Warriors

A semi-pro football legend in the state of Washington, McCain began his football career a state championship at Ballard High School and a collegiate career at UW. He coached the Edmonds Warriors and the Seattle Rangers during the 1960’s and won a record-setting 34 straight games.

Gary Wright

Seattle Seahawks

Wright spent 32 years with the Seattle Seahawks, including 21 as the franchise’s Vice President. He worked on the NFL’s media relations staff for 23 Super Bowls and his extensive public relations accomplishments led the Seahawks to name the press box at CenturyLink Field after him.

2007 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Jim Skaggs

Philadelphia Eagles

After playing his college football at the University of Washington, Skaggs was a 10-year staple in the NFL. He manned the offensive line for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1963-1972.

Jim Burns

Semi-Pro

Fred Forsberg

Victoria Steelers

A hard-hitting linebacker in the late 1960’s, Forsberg graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Tacoma beore playing football at UW. He played a year of semi-pro football with the Victoria Steelers of the Continental League before a successful six seasons in the NFL — mostly with the Denver Broncos.

Denny Frank

Semi-Pro

Luther Carr

University of Washington

Carr was a four-sport star at Lincoln High School in Tacoma before deciding to play football and run track for the UW. He led the Huskies in rushing as a freshman and led the team in receiving as a senior.

Terry Ennis

Archbishop Murphy High School

Ennis became the second-winningest coach in Washington state history, going 287-87 in his career that spanned a number of different high school football programs. He started the football program at Archbishop Murphy High School where he later won state titles in 2002 and 2003.

Bob Lucey

Curtis Senior High School

A long-time head coach at Curtis Senior High School in University Place, Lucey’s dominant run lasted decades. His Vikings won back-to-back state titles in 1989-90 and again in 1995-96.

Jim Walden

Washington State University

Walden coached college football for 25 years following a playing career that took him to three different teams in the Canadian Football League. Most notably, Walden was at the helm of the Washington State football program from 1978-86 and later at Iowa State from 1987-94.

Bill O’Mara

KLKI Radio

A broadcasting pioneer, O’Mara was well known for his hydroplane racing commentary beginning in 1937 and he covered several of the earliest moments of Seattle television history. He covered high school football for KLKI Radio in Anacortes until age 90 — becoming the oldest working sportscaster in the country.

2006 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Ralph “Moose” Fahey

Continental Football League

Fahey played a long career of semi-pro football in Washington state. A 6-foot-5 defensive tackle, he began his career at Mount Vernon High School, then played at Everrett Community College and the UW. He played in the Continental Football League throughout the 1960’s, named a league all-star in 1966.

Herman McKenney

Semi-Pro

Cliff Townsend

Semi-Pro Player

Dan Wheatley

Tacoma Tyees

Wheatley played semi-pro football in the 1960’s, primarily as a running back for the Tacoma Tyees. He led his team to a North Pacific Football League title in 1963.

James Hasty

College Player

Hasty graduated from Franklin High School in Seattle before playing defensive back for Washington State. His successful college career led the New York Jets to draft him in 1988. He was a two-time Pro Bowler while with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Mike Levenseller

Washington State University

A Bremerton native, Levenseller played receiver for Washington State in the late 1970’s. A dominant senior season led him to a Pacific-8 First Team selection and AP All-West Coast First Team selection. He played for three NFL teams and a pair of CFL teams, later returning to his alma mater as wide receivers coach.

Greg Lewis

University of Washington

Lewis still stands fifth all-time in career rushing yards at UW. From 1987-90, he dashed for nearly 3,000 yards and was named a First Team All-American after his senior season. He was also the inaugural winner of the Doak Walker Award, honoring the top running back in college football.

Whitney Core

Butch Goncharoff

Bellevue High School

In 16 years as head football coach at Bellevue High School, Goncharoff reeled in 11 state titles and a 193-14 record. He now coaches at Cedar Park Christian in Bothell.

Carol Keaton

Kingdome

Keaton was a 24-year employee of the Kingdome, as her duties ranged from media relations, to special events, to stadium tours. Her college days at the University of Washington were highlighted by her experiences as the Majorette in the Husky Marching Band and two Rose Bowl Parade performances. She was just the second woman to be inducted into the PNW Football Hall of Fame.

2005 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Ben Davidson

University of Washington

Davidson’s football career first took off at the University of Washington, earning back-to-back Rose Bowl wins under head coach Jim Owens in 1960-61. A 6-foot-8 defensive end, Davidson flourished with the Oakland Raiders, winning an AFL Championship and named an AFL All-Star three times.

Bob Barrett

Semi-Pro

Jerry Knoll

University of Washington

Knoll played offensive line at Washington, helping the Huskies to back-to-back winning seasons and a Rose Bowl appearance in 1963-64. The 6-foot-5 lineman was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1964 AFL Draft.

George Fleming

University of Washington

A Husky football legend, Fleming played halfback and placekicker for the UW teams that were victorious in the 1960 and 1961 Rose Bowls. He was a Second Team All-Coast halfback before becoming the first African American elected to the Washington State Senate in 1970.

Chuck Nelson

College Player

An Everett native, Nelson served as the kicker for Washington from 1979-82. As a senior, he was a Consensus First Team All-American and maintains single season UW records for field goals (25) and field goal percentage (.962). He was later named the President & CEO of the Washington Athletic Club.

Keith Gilbertson

University of California

Gilbertson’s 40-year coaching career took him to six different universities and three different professional teams. He won back-to-back Big Sky titles as head coach at Idaho in 1987-88 and earned a victory in the 1993 Alamo Bowl while head coach of California. He was also an assistant with the Seattle Seahawks from 2005-08.

Bob Robertson

Washington State University

Robertson acted as Washington State football’s play-by-play broadcaster for 46 years and calling 520 total Cougars games. He received the Chris Schenkel Award for college football broadcasting excellence.

2004 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Chuck Allen

San Diego Chargers

After helping Washington win consecutive Rose Bowls in 1960-61 and earning a pair of All-Coast selections, Allen played in the AFL and NFL for a combined 11 years. He won the 1963 AFL title with the San Diego Chargers and was a two-time All-Star at linebacker. The Cle Elum native later served as the Seattle Seahawks’ Vice President of Football Operations for 20 years.

Len Randle

Semi-Pro

Chuck Carroll

University of Washington

A Garfield High School graduate, Carroll became a legendary halfback at UW in 1927-28. The two-time All-American was the first inductee into the Husky Football Hall of Fame and his No. 2 is one of only three numbers retired by the program.

Jim Lambright

University of Washington

An All-Coast defensive end in 1964, Lambright returned to his alma mater UW as an assistant coach in 1969. 30 years later, his career concluded after a 44-25-1 head coaching record, winning the Pac-12 in 1995 and taking the Huskies to four consecutive bowls.

Wendell Broyles

University of Washington

A 1936 UW graduate, Broyles later served as the school’s sports information director and assistant athletic director. He acted as the field announcer for Husky football games for 35 years, becoming an iconic part of the UW tradition. He also served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

2003 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Drew Bledsoe

Washington State University

Bledsoe’s record-breaking career at quarterback for Washington State led him to the 1992 Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year Award. The Ellensburg native played played successful seasons in the NFL, winning Super Bowl XXXVI with the New England Patriots and making three Pro Bowls. He was a 2010 inductee to the Patriots Hall of Fame.

Dan Doornink

Seattle Seahawks

A Yakima native and WSU alum, Doornink played eight seasons in the NFL at running back — seven with the Seattle Seahawks from 1979-85. He earned a medical degree from the University of Washington and became a practicing physician.

Erling Johnson

Seattle Ramblers

After serving in Okinawa with the Air Force, Johnson played football at Washington from 1947-51. A linebacker and defensive end, Johnson continued to play after graduation for the Seattle Ramblers while working in the construction industry.

Marques Tuiasosopo

University of Washington

Tuiasosopo played quarterback at Washington from 1997-2000, capping off his senior season by finishing eighth in Heisman voting and earning Rose Bowl MVP. He played eight seasons in the NFL and is now the quarterbacks coach at California.

Mickey Naish

Bishop Blanchet High School

Naish acted as head football coach at Bishop Blanchet High School from 1959-87, finishing with a record of 208-109-5. He won seven league titles and a state championship. The school’s football field is named in his honor.

Blaine Newnham

The Seattle Times

Newnham spent time as associate sports editor at The Seattle Times before writing a weekly sports column. Newnham covered everything from Washington football, to golf, to the NBA in Seattle.

2002 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Dan Fouts

University of Oregon

Fouts set 19 records at quarterback for the Oregon Ducks from 1970-72 before becoming one of the NFL’s most prolific passers from 1973-89. He played his entire career with the San Diego Chargers, racking up accolades like NFL Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Pro along the way.

Ed Melbourne

Edmonds Warriors

Melbourne’s outstanding college career at Western Washington landed him on the WWU All-Century Team. He played offensive line for the Seattle Ramblers and Edmonds Warriors and later worked as an official for Seattle Thunderbirds hockey.

Ray Mansfield

University of Washington

Mansfield’s collegiate career at center and a win at the 1960 Rose Bowl earned him a spot in the Husky Hall of Fame. He was drafted in 1963 and played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1964-76. He won back-to-back Super Bowls and was a two-time All-Pro.

Dick Clark

Queen Anne High School

Clark coached football at Queen Anne High School for 19 years, compiling a 74-49-19 record. In 1995, he was inducted into the Washington State Football Coaches Hall of Fame.

Keith Jackson

Washington State University

A 1954 WSU graduate, Jackson is one of the most revered and well-recognized broadcasters in all of sports. He spent over 50 years as a play-by-play announcer for college football, well-known for his coverage of the Rose Bowl. He also covered the NFL, MLB, NBA, Olympics, boxing, golf, and more.

2001 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Manu Tuiasosopo

Seattle Seahawks

After a successful college career at UCLA, Tuiasosopo played defensive line in the NFL from 1979-86. He spent the majority of his pro career with the Seattle Seahawks before winning  Super Bowl XIX with the San Francisco 49ers.

Mark Brunell

University of Washington

Brunell’s first claim to fame was his MVP performance in Washington’s 1991 Rose Bowl win over Iowa — he was later inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame. He went on to have a successful NFL career, becoming a three-time Pro Bowler and leading the league in passing yards in 1996.

Bill McLaughlin

Lake Washington High School

McLaughlin’s high school coaching legend was cemented with a 44-game win streak with Lake Washington High School, lasting from 1956-60. He spent 24 years at the helm of the program and the Kangaroos’ field now reflects his name. He also served in World War II with the Navy.

Chuck Tarbox

Juanita High School

A long-time head coach of Juanita High School football, Tarbox finished his career with a 229 win total and back-to-back state titles in the mid-1980’s. He also coached at Eastside Catholic, Cleveland, and Nathan Hale.

Steve Raible

Seattle Seahawks

The recognizable “voice of the Seahawks,” Raible spent 22 seasons as an analyst before taking over as the regular play-by-play commentator for Seattle games in 2004. He is a weeknight news anchor for KIRO 7 and has received five Regional Emmy Awards. He played receiver for the Seahawks from 1976-81.

2000 PNW FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Jerry Kramer

Green Bay Packers

Kramer’s northwest roots are due to his Montana birthplace and Idaho college career. He is recognized as one of the greatest Packers of all time, playing in Green Bay from 1958-68. He won five NFL titles before winning Super Bowl I and Super Bowl II and was named an All-Pro five times. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

Duane Locknane

University of Washington

Locknane played receiver at Washington in 1961-62. He helped the Huskies to a 7-1-2 record in 1962. He later played semi-professionally at linebacker for the Seattle Rangers of the Continental Football League.

Ray Jackson

University of Washington

Jackson was the leading rusher for the Huskies’ back-to-back Rose Bowl teams in 1959-60. A two-way player at fullback and linebacker, Jackson was a first-team all-conference selection and later became one of the first African-American assistant coaches in UW program history.

Frosty Westering

Pacific Lutheran University

Westering coached college football for 40 years, including a tenure at Pacific Lutheran University lasting from 1972-2003. His 305-96-7 career mark broke the NAIA career win record, powering PLU to four NAIA titles.

Bruce King

KOMO-TV

King was a sports anchor for KOMO-TV for 31 years, retiring in 1999. He was named sportscaster of the year in Washington state four times for his excellent coverage of regional sporting events.

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