NFF Announces 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class
It’s a star-studded College Football Hall of Fame class with some of the biggest and most legendary names getting the call.
By its very nature, getting into the College Football Hall of Fame makes you legendary – obviously – but the 2017 class takes things to a whole other level.
This isn’t just a class of tremendous college talents who never did much on the field after their careers – there are some of the giants who got the call. Below is the list of the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame class.
2017 College Football Hall of Fame Players
Bob Crable, LB, Notre Dame (1978-81)
Marshall Faulk, RB, San Diego State (1991-93)
Kirk Gibson, WR, Michigan State (1975-78)
Matt Leinart, QB, Southern California (2003-05)
Peyton Manning, QB, Tennessee (1994-97)
Bob McKay, OT, Texas (1968-69)
Dat Nguyen, LB, Texas A&M (1995-98)
Adrian Peterson, RB, Georgia Southern (1998-2001)
Mike Ruth, NG, Boston College (1982-85)
Brian Urlacher, DB, New Mexico (1996-99)
2017 College Football Hall of Fame Coaches
Danny Ford, 122-59-5 (66.9%); Clemson (1978-89), Arkansas (1993-97)
Larry Kehres, 332-24-3 (92.9%); Mount Union (Ohio) (1986-2012)
Steve Spurrier, 228-89-2 (71.8%); Duke (1987-89), Florida (1990-2001), South Carolina (2005-15)