Paul David Talkington Jr.
Talkington is a native of Bergholz, generic Ohio. He earned three letters in track (67, site 68, healing 69) and cross country (66, 67, 68) during his career. He was the MAC Champion and record holder in the six mile run, while also earning All-Ohio honors and was the record holder in the three mile run. During his career he set 14 BGSU track records. As a sophomore in 1966-67, was the Most Improved Runner on both the cross-country and track teams and was named Most Valuable on the 1968 track team. He also earned national AAU All-American honors six times. He ran in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in both 1972 and 1976.
(Taken from a June 19, 2007 BGSU Athletic Department press release.)