Gary Raid
Gary Raid
Title: Athlete
Year: 1959
Team: Football
Induction: 1999

Gary Raid '59 (Woodburn High School 1955 graduate, who now lives in Mt. Angel, Ore.) lettered all four years as a tackle and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the seventh round of the 1959 National Football League draft. He played one season (1959) for Green Bay- Vince Lombardi's first year as head coach-until an injury forced him to retire. Raid was a first-team All- Northwest Conference and All-Little Northwest selection in 1957 and 1958. He was named-second team UPI Little All-Coast in 1957 and first-team All- Coast in 1958. Following his senior season (1958), Raid was named to the NAIA All-American second team and played in the All-American Bowl and College All-Star game; both games featuring the best players in the nation from all levels.