Saturday, 20 January, 2018

Charles Woodson to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Mack Brown Mack Brown
Domingo Copeland | 09 January, 2018, 00:58

Woodson is the only player who played primarily on defense to win the Heisman Trophy when the cornerback won the award and later helped the Wolverines win a share of the national championship. Their accomplishments will be forever immortalized at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

The legendary MI defensive back was informed on Sunday during ESPN's "NFL Countdown" that he will be inducted into the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame.

Former Nebraska lineman Aaron Taylor, who won an Outland Trophy and played on three national championship teams, on Monday was among 10 former players picked for 2018 induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Woodson recorded 18 interceptions during his three-year stint at MI, and was drafted fourth overall by the Oakland Raiders during the 1998 NFL Draft.

Brown, 66, is one of 13 that will be inducted in the 2018 class.

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Taylor came to Nebraska from Wichita Falls, Texas, and was a starter at both left guard (1995 and '97) and center (1996) during his Husker career. Tech finished No. 2 in the national polls for the 1999 season after losing to No. 1 Florida State in the BCS national championship game.

Beamer led Virginia Tech for almost three decades, winning 280 games in his coaching career, which ranks sixth in FBS history. He had his No. 67 jersey retired by the Huskers in 1998.

Stinchcomb, a Lilburn native, will be the 14th former Bulldog player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and the 18th selection overall including former coaches.

Mack Brown and Frank Beamer also will be inducted as coaches.

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