Richard Goist
Richard Goist

Position:
Football

Inducted:
1986


Richard Goist

  • Four-year starter who helped UC compile a 35-5-1 record and two Mid-American Conference titles.
  • Earned All-Mid-American Conference honors as both a junior and a senior.
  • Three-time All-Ohio selection.
  • Moved from defensive back to halfback as a junior and set the UC season record for yards per carry (8.77).
  • Team captain and MVP as a senior.
  • His number, 62, was retired at the close of his career.
  • Honorable mention All-American as both a junior in 1953 and a senior in 1954.
  • Played in the East-West Shrine and Senior Bowl all-star games.
  • Selected in the 12th round of the 1955 NFL draft by Detoit.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1986.