Stories tagged: college football hall of fame
Sat., May 30, 2020
From her home in Smyrna on Friday night, the College Football Hall of Fame’s new CEO watched in dismay the televised images of looters breaking into the downtown Atlanta attraction.
UPDATED: Sun., March 22, 2020
Locally: Former Washington State and NFL kicker Jason Hanson set for induction into College Football Hall of Fame
Surreal is the word Jason Hanson used to describe his journey from walk-on kicker at Washington State to stepping onto the big stage in New York City.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Vince Young, Darren McFadden and Lorenzo White were among 13 players and two coaches being inducted into College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night at the National Football Foundation’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Living as he does on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, Dennis Erickson is accustomed to encountering friends from the football world.
Tue., June 4, 2019
A glance at the list of candidates eligible for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame is likely to produce the following reaction: How is that guy not in …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
Former Washington State, Idaho coach Dennis Erickson calls Palouse ‘my first love’ on day of Hall of Fame induction
Erickson, who posted a 179-96-1 records in his 23 years as a college head coach, was one of 15 members inducted Monday to the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
Eastern Washington Hall of Fame inductees Jeff Ogden, Rick Worman laid the groundwork for Eagles’ high-octane offense
The quarterback pipeline that runs between Eastern Washington and the Canadian Football League wasn’t excavated by Bo Levi Mitchell or Matt Nichols, two of the league’s veteran arms.
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018
Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The list also includes former Washington State, Idaho and …
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
Dave Dickenson, who led the University of Montana to its first NCAA Division I-AA national championship in 1995, is among 13 players and coaches who will be inducted into the …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
Peyton Manning and his Southeastern Conference nemesis, former Florida coach Steve Spurrier, will go into the College Football Hall of Fame together.
Fri., April 22, 2016
Eric Dickerson, who is still not in the College Football Hall of Fame, believes SMU’s so-called death penalty is the reason for his exclusion and that of other Mustangs.
Wed., June 3, 2015
Washington State’s Mike Utley joins Southern California Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart and former New Mexico star Brian Urlacher among the players making their first appearance on the College Football …
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013
Tommie Frazier waited a bit longer than many Nebraska fans felt was appropriate to get into the College Football Hall of Fame. Being snubbed didn’t bother Touchdown Tommie. He’s just …
Wed., May 23, 2012
By any reckoning, if you can coach Washington State into the Rose Bowl, they should probably chisel your name on some campus building. If you win it, well, legendary coaches …
Tue., May 22, 2012
By any reckoning, if you can coach Washington State into the Rose Bowl, they should probably chisel your name on some campus building.
Sun., July 17, 2011
Desmond Howard shook his head and smiled. It’s been 20 years since he won the Heisman Trophy at Michigan as an electrifying pass catcher and kick returner. “Time just flies …