The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced the 18 players and four coaches who will be part of the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2023 hours before the College Football Playoff final between the Georgia Bulldogs and the TCU Horned Frogs.
Among the most prominent is Tim Tebow, who was quarterback for the Florida Gators between 2006 and 2009. The now First Take commentator was chosen as the winner of the Trophy, it was taken away. after racking up 32 touchdowns and 3,286 yards in 13 games.
The most controversial case is that of Reggie Bushformer RB of the USC Trojans, as he also won the Heisman (2005), but because he profited from his image before the NIL, it was taken away. Bush had 1,740 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns before declaring himself eligible for the NFL Draft.
To be elected to the College Football Hall of Fame lPlayers must have been selected as First Team All-America in some year of their stage in college and be exemplary citizens. Another aspect that the committee takes into account is that ten years have passed since their last college season, but no more than 50. The last year for 2023 is 1973.
In the case of coaches there are several considerations. They can be chosen after three full seasons after their retirement or immediately when they say goodbye to the wings if they are over 70 years old. Also, Must have coached at least 10 years and coach 100 or more games with a .600 Kp winning percentage.
The Class of 2023 will be inducted on December 5 at the 65th Annual National Football Foundation Dinner. The event will take place at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Chosen for Class of 2023
|Eric Berry||DB||Tennessee (2007-09)|
|Michael Bishop||QB||Kansas State (1997-98)|
|Reggie Bush||RB||USC (2003-05)|
|Dwight Freeney||OF||Syracuse (1998-01)|
|Robert Gallery||WO||Iowa (2000-03)|
|LaMichael James||RB||Oregon (2009-11)|
|derrick johnson||LB||Texas (2001-04)|
|Bill Kollar||DT||Montana State (1971-73)|
|Luke Kuechly||LB||Boston College (2009-11)|
|Jeremy Maclin||WR/KR||Missouri (2007-08)|
|Terance Mathis||WR||New Mexico (1985-87,1989)|
|bryant mckinnie||WO||Miami [FL] (2000-01)|
|Corey Moore||DL||Virginia Tech (1997-99)|
|michael stonebreaker||LB||Notre Dame (1986, 1988, 1990)|
|Tim Tebow||QB||Florida (2006-09)|
|troy vincent||DB||Wisconsin (1988-91)|
|Brian Westbrook||RB||Villanova (1997-98, 2000-01)|
|DeAngelo Williams||RB||Memphis (2002-05)|
|Mark Richt||HC||Georgia (2001-15), Miami [FL] (2016-18)|
|Mount Cater||HC||Lakeland (1981-86), Shepherd WV (1987-2017)|
|paul johnson||HC||Georgia Southern (1997-2001, Navy (2002-07), Georgia Tech (2008-18)|
|Roy Kramer||HC||Central Michigan (1967-77)|