Goebel, c. 1910
|Yale Bulldogs — No.|
|Date of birth:June 24, 1887|
|Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Career highlights and awards|
|*National championship (1907, 1909)|
William Arthur Goebel (June 24, 1887 – February 15, 1960) was an American football player. He played college football at Yale University and was a consensus selection at the guard position on the 1908 College Football All-America Team.
Gilman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1887. He was the son of Justus Goebel, the owner of a wholesale and retail carpet business known as Lowry & Goebel. Goebel received his preparatory education at Union High School in Phoenix, Arizona, and in private studies in Cincinnati. He attended college at Yale University, where he was a member of the football, track and wrestling teams. As a guard for the Yale Bulldogs football team, he was a consensus first-team selection for the 1908 College Football All-America Team. He also won wrestling championships in 1907 and 1909 and was elected president of the Wrestling Association during his senior year. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon while at Yale.
He died in 1960 and was buried at the Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky.
- "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 4. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2014/Awards.pdf. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
- Robert Dudley French, ed. (1910). History of the Class of 1910 Yale College. Yale University. p. 160.
- "William Arthur Goebel". Find a Grave. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/114197075. Retrieved August 17, 2014.