This morning the National Football Foundation (NFF) and the College Hall of Fame announced those inductees for 2017.

The class consists of 13 people, 10 players and 3 coaches. Some familiar names on the list, some not so familiar. Let’s see who they are.

 

Players

  • Bob Crable, Notre Dame LB 1978 – 1981
    • New York Jets (1982 – 1987)
  • Marshall Faulk, San Diego State RB 1991 – 1993
    • Indianapolis Colts (1994 – 1998), Saint Louis Rams (1995 – 2005)
  • Kirk Gibson, Michigan State WR 1975 – 1978
    • Drafted to the MLB, became a 2x World Series Champion among many other awards
  • Bob McKay, Texas OT 1968 – 1969
    • Cleveland Browns (1970 – 1975), New England Patriots (1976 – 1978)
  • Dat Nguyen, Texas A&M LB 1995 – 1998
    • Dallas Cowboys (1999 – 2005)
  • Mike Ruth, Boston College NG 1982 – 1985
    • New England Patriots (1986 – 1987)
  • Adrian Peterson, Georgia Southern RB 1998 – 2001
    • Chicago Bears (2002 – 2009),  Seattle Seahawks (2010)
  • Brian Urlacher, New Mexico 1996 – 1999
    • Chicago Bears (2000 – 2012)
  • Mark Leinart, Southern California QB 2003 – 2005
    • 2004 Heisman Trophy, 2004 BCS National Champion, Arizona Cardinals (2006 – 2009), Houston Texans (2010 – 2011), Oakland Raiders (2012), Buffalo Bills (2013)
  • Payton Manning, Tennessee QB 1994 – 1997
    • Indianapolis Colts (1998 – 2011), Denver Broncos (2012 – 2015)

Coaches

  • Danny Ford, 122-59-5
    • Clemson (1978- 1989), Arkansas (1993-1997)
  • Larry Kehres, 332-24-3
    • Mount Union (1986-2012)
  • Steve Spurrier, 228-89-2
    • Duke (1987-89), Florida (1990-2001), South Carolina (2005-15)

 

Congrats to all those inducted! We all know who my favorite inductee is ;).