Charles Woodson Named To College Football Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018

Charles Woodson Named To College Football Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018

Charles Woodson Named To College Football Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018

Charles Woodson, who remains the only primary defensive player to win college football's Heisman Trophy, will be enshrined among the game's all-time greats later this year.

Mack Brown served the University of Texas from 1998 to 2013 for a total of 16 years.

The announcement was made by the National Football Foundation on ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown, which features Woodson as an analyst. His 21 career interceptions and 389 interception return yards still stand as Miami and Big East records.

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Woodson served as honorary captain during Michigan's November 25 against Ohio State, and is slated to be inducted this spring into the University of Michigan's Hall of Honor.

The man who elevated Virginia Tech's football program into the national spotlight, and led the Hokies to a record 23 consecutive bowl games, has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Woodson won the Heisman in 1997, becoming the first player who primarily played defense to win the award.

The deep class also includes 1997 Heisman Trophy recipient Charles Woodson of MI (1995-97) along with Miami safety Ed Reed (1998-2001) and Georgia Tech receiver Calvin Johnson (2004-06).

The ballot for 2018 also included former Huskers Eric Crouch and Zach Wiegert.

"We are extremely proud to announce the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame Class", said NFF chairman Archie Manning.

Frank Beamer and Matt Stinchcomb will join Mack Brown in participating in the coin toss on the field during the championship game.

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