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Lomax Elected to FCA Hall of Fame

Neil’s life isn’t about numbers, it’s about relationships. God has used him to impact coaches, athletes and the community. ~ Ron Frank, FCA Vice President (PNW Region)     See Story: Portland State Website (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Neil Lomax, an assistant coach at Roosevelt High School who set multiple NCAA passing records as a […]

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Friday Night Lite

 When you win nothing hurts. ~ Joe Namath What if a High School played a whole football season and almost nobody came to watch? For one team, it took a coach and a village to save the day. by Tom Friend, senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine THE NFL QB FROM HEAVEN The phone […]

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The Run ‘n Shoot at PSU

When the league switches totally to the Run ‘n Shoot, I’m gone. Retiring. I can’t tell you what a nightmare it is. ~ Howie Long, Pro Football Hall of Fame Defensive End Rising from #5 on the depth chart, Neil got the opportunity to start his freshman year for the Vikings.  Coming from Lake Oswego […]

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Lomax Wins Prep Athlete of the Year Again

Dan Fouts told me that a quarterback needs three things to be great….. great receivers, a great offensive line and a great coach. I’ve had them all. ~ Neil Lomax, prep athlete of the year February 3, 1981 – Eugene Register-Guard Portland State University quarterback Neil Lomax was named the amateur athlete of the year […]

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One of College’s Highest Honors

Neil Lomax Inducted into College Hall of Fame Twenty years after only given a partial scholarship to play at Portland State University, Neil Lomax was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Neil began his college career in 1977 as a fifth-string after-thought freshman only after Lake Oswego coach Boyd Crawford persuaded PSU coach […]

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