DT Vince Goldsmith, Oregon. 1980

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VInce5’11” defensive tackle who twice earned First-Team All PAC-10 honors. A 1980 Second-Team Associated Press All-American.  Spent ten years in the Canadian Football League as both a linebacker and defensive lineman. He was named the CFL Most Outstanding Rookie in 1981 when he racked up 17 sacks for Saskatchewan. He was on the Roughriders team that won the Grey Cup in 1989. His 130 career sacks is sixth all time in CFL history. He was inducted into the University of Oregon Hall of Fame in 2002.