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Paul Roach - Inducted 1992

Native of Spring Green, Wis. Rapid City (Central HS grad). 1952 Black Hills State grad. Coached in the NFL with Oakland, Green Bay and Denver. On John Madden's staff in Oakland, Roach helped the Raiders to three Western Division titles and one AFC championship game appearance. Was offensive coordinator for Bart Starr at Green Bay for two years. Was offensive backfield coach at Denver from 1977-80, helping the Broncos to their first Super Bowl. He remained with the Broncos three more seasons, retiring after the 1980 season to enter private business. Spent five years as a sports agent. Was athletic director at Wyoming from 1986-95. Also was football coach there four seasons (1987-90), compiling a 35-15 record, two WAC titles and three bowl berths. Was a high school coach at Hettinger and Dickinson, N.D., from 1952-57. Spent 15 years in college coaching, serving as an offensive coordinator at North Dakota, Wyoming (eight years) and Wisconsin before entering the pro ranks in 1972 at Oakland.

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