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Taylor named to College Football Hall of Fame

Taylor named to College Football Hall of Fame

Charles Woodson, victor of the 1997 Heisman Trophy, is part of the Class of 2018 for the College Football Hall of Fame.

Woodson is eligible for entry in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2021.

The 2018 class will be enshrined at the 61st annual NFF Awards Dinner on December 4 at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel.

Stinchcomb is the president and founder of the Stinchcomb Family Foundation, a private, nonprofit organization that supports public children's charities. They also will be honored at their respective schools at an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, presented by Fidelity Investments, during the 2018 season.

He finished his college career with 18 interceptions.

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.

Others of note on the list were receiver Calvin Johnson of Georgia Tech, quarterback Kerry Collins of Penn State, defensive back Ed Reed of Miami and tailback Paul Palmer of Temple. Taylor is the first Husker player selected since Trev Alberts was inducted in 2015, and will be the sixth Husker inducted into the Hall in the past 12 seasons joining Alberts (2015), Tommie Frazier (2013), Will Shields (2011), Grant Wistrom (2009) and Mike Rozier (2006).

He led the Tar Heels to national prominence during the mid 1990s, and he later won the 2005 national championship with the Longhorns. He was inducted into the team's Ring of Honor on November 22, 2015.

Taylor was a key member of the Huskers' dominate run under Tom Osborne that ended with national titles in 1994-95 and 1997.


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