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2002 Honoree

Sam Boghosian

Sam Boghosian is football player who played guard for coach Red Sanders at UCLA from 1952 to 1954. He was a member of the Bruins team that won the 1954 Rose Bowl and was named that year's FWAA and UPI National Champions.

Boghosian became a member of Russell's coaching staff in 1957 and remained there until 1965 when he joined fellow UCLA assistant Tommy Prothro at Oregon State. Boghosian remained at OSU until 1975 when he joined the Houston Oilers coaching staff.
In 1976, Boghosian joined the expansion Seattle Seahawks as the team's first offensive line coach.

From 1979 to 1987, Boghosian was the offensive line coach for the Los Angeles Raiders. He helped coach the Raiders to two Super Bowls (XV and XVIII).

Boghosian was inducted into the Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame in 1978, and the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999.