Mike Goings ’70

Mike Goings, a graduate of Paulding (Ohio) High School, had a spectacular individual Bluffton football season in 1962. His 22 touchdowns and 132 points led the nation’s small colleges as he ran for 1,183 yards.m_goings

In addition to the single-season records for touchdowns and scoring, he holds the single-game record for yards rushing, with 314 vs. Alma in 1962.

Goings was All-MOC and all-district from 1961-63 and in 1965. He was the first player to lead the Beavers in rushing all four yearsm_goings_doll. For his career, Goings had 3,338 yards in 580 attempts, plus 47 touchdowns and two conversions for 284 points.

A 1970 graduate with a major in social work, Goings has worked for Lima City Schools as a guidance counselor and home school coordinator, for the United Parcel Service and as a sales representative for J.M. Sealts Co.