Active from 1957-1962 • Inducted in 1980
Grill led Lewis & Clark in rushing all four years as a football halfback, averaging 90 yards in 38 games and 6.3 yards on 540 carries. He rushed for 971 yards in 1960 and 960 yards in 1961, with a career total of 3,422 yards. He set game records by rushing for 281 yards in 13 carries against Whitman in 1957 and 175 yards in only five carries against SOSC in 1958. Over the course of his career, he scored 28 touchdowns, and was selected First-Team All-Northwest Conference in 1960 and 1961.
Grill lives in Wilsonville, Ore. with his wife Wilma and his 11 horses, two steers, five dogs, six cats and two bunnies. He and his wife have two children, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He has worked with Oregon Athletic Equipment, Champion Products. He was also a pizza pub owner before retiring in 1994. In his free time, Grill likes to golf, spend time with family, and do carpentry around the farm.
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