Sam Boghosian is confirmed dead at the age of 88.
Sam was best known as a American football player (UCLA Bruins) and coach (Oregon State Beavers.
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β€˜Just a pure heart.’ Former Raiders coach Tom Flores remembers assistant Sam Boghosian
RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
β€˜Just a pure heart.’ Former #Raiders coach Tom Flores remembers assistant Sam Boghosian
RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
RT @NFLMAVERICK: Rest In Peace πŸ™πŸ»πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈπŸˆπŸ–€ Sam Boghosian December 22, 1931 - February 23, 2020 #Raiders OL coach from 1979-1987, a Su…
RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
RT @NFLMAVERICK: Rest In Peace πŸ™πŸ»πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈπŸˆπŸ–€ 1232621158907904000,2020-02-26 10:59:19 +0000,AeroDMNC,RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian
RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
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RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian, who served nine seasons as the Silver and Black's o…
RT @NFLMAVERICK: Rest In Peace πŸ™πŸ»πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈπŸˆπŸ–€ 1232548160926552064,2020-02-26 06:09:15 +0000,Cooldude81784,RT @Raiders: The Raiders Family is saddened by the passing of Sam Boghosian
Sam Boghosian
Sam Boghosian - Southern Campus 1960.jpg
Boghosian as UCLA assistant coach (1960)
Playing career
1952–1954UCLA
Position(s)Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1957–1964UCLA (assistant)
1965–1972Oregon State (OL)
1973–1974Oregon State (OC)
1975Houston Oilers (OL)
1976–1977Seattle Seahawks (OL)
1979–1987Los Angeles Raiders (OL)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame
Sam Boghosian is a former American football player and coach.
Boghosian played guard for coach Red Sanders at UCLA from 1952 to 1954. He was a member of the Bruins team that lost 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 1965, Boghosian was interviewed for the Oklahoma Sooners head coaching job, but the university hired Jim Mackenzie instead.
In 1976, he joined the expansion Seattle Seahawks as the team's first offensive line coach. Boghosian left coaching in 1978 to focus on business,
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 offered the Oregon State head coaching job in 1984, but turned it down. The Raiders fell to 5–10 in 1987 and Boghosian was one of five assistants let go by the team.
Boghosian was inducted into the Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame in 1978, and the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999.
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