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2001 College Football Hall of Fame Class Announced
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Published: 4/19/2001 12:00:00 AM

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FIFTEEN PLAYERS AND THREE COACHES 
TO ENTER COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME 

April 19, 2001 - New York, NY - During a 1:00pm ET press conference in New York, National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Chairman Jon F. Hanson and Honors Chairman Gene Corrigan revealed the names of the 2001 Division I-A College Football Hall of Fame Class. 

2001 COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS 

PLAYERS 

1. Jon Arnett, Southern California, Halfback, 1954-56 

2. Kevin Butler, Georgia, Placekicker, 1981-84 

3. Anthony Carter, Michigan, Wide Receiver, 1979-82 

4. Dick Duden, Navy, End, 1943-45 

5. Tim Green, Syracuse, Defensive Tackle, 1982-85 

6. Ralph Guglielmi, Notre Dame, Quarterback, 1951-54 

7. John Hicks, Ohio State, Tackle, 1970, 1972-73 

8. Keith Jackson, Oklahoma, Tight End, 1984-87 

9. Terry Kinard, Clemson, Defensive Back, 1978-82 

10. D.D. Lewis, Mississippi State, Linebacker, 1965-67 

11. Donald McCauley, North Carolina, Running Back, 1968-70 

12. John Outland, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Tackle, 1895, 1897-99 

13. Glenn Ressler, Penn State, Lineman, 1962-64 

14. Brad Van Pelt, Michigan State, Defensive Back, 1970-72 

15. Steve Young, Brigham Young, Quarterback, 1981-83 

COACHES 

1. Barry Switzer, Oklahoma, 1973-1988, 157-29-4 

2. Grant Teaff, McMurry, Angelo State, Baylor, 1960-92, 170-151-8 

3. Bill Yeoman, Houston, 1962-86, 160-108-8 

"We are pleased to honor these outstanding players and have their exploits on the gridiron live on forever in the College Football Hall of Fame," stated Chairman Jon F. Hanson. "I would like to thank the members of the Foundation's Honors Court for their efforts in selecting an exceptional class." 

Honors Court Chairman Gene Corrigan said, "With so many strong candidates on the ballot, our charge of selecting the Hall of Fame class was difficult. Our goal was to select a class that represented the many positions in the game as well as different areas of the country. I feel we have accomplished that this year with an extremely talented, diverse group of athletes." 

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