Charles Woodson to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Source MGN Online

The National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame announced that longtime Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer is among six FBS coaches on the 2018 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

The other members are Trevor Cobb (Rice), Kerry Collins (Penn State), Dave Dickenson (Montana), Dana Howard (Illinois), Paul Palmer (Temple), Matt Stinchcomb (Georgia), Aaron Taylor (Nebraska), and former coach Mel Tjeerdsma (Austin College and Northwestern Missouri State). Some of the newly selected inductees will be honored before the College Football Playoff national championship game between Alabama and Georgia at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Monday night.

The official induction into the College Football Hall of Fame will take place December 4 in New York City.

After a dominant career at the University of MI that saw him become the first primarily defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy, Woodson was selected fourth overall in the 1998 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders.

Dickenson played professionally for 12 seasons, mostly in the CFL, where he led the B.C. Lions to the 2006 Grey Cup championship.

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Johnson used his size to become the greatest receiver in Georgia Tech history. He won the Walter Payton Award for the best offensive player in I-AA in 1995.

He led the Tar Heels to national prominence during the mid 1990s, and he later won the 2005 national championship with the Longhorns.

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