Celebrating alumni achievement

Portland State alumnus Neil Lomax, '81 was honored with the Simon Benson Award for Alumni Achievement at the 2018 Simon Benson Awards Dinner. The Former NFL quarterback Neil Lomax started his career as a quarterback for the PSU Vikings. He was drafted by the (now Arizona) Cardinals and broke nearly every Cardinals single-season and single-game passing record during his eight-year NFL career. As a coach, he was instrumental in rebuilding Roosevelt High School’s football program, and recently became head football coach at Fort Vancouver High School. Lomax, whose two children also attended Portland State, is a dedicated champion of PSU and PSU Athletics.