NEW YORK, NY -- UCLA's Troy Aikman, LSU's Billy Cannon and
well-traveled coach Lou Holtz are among the 15 former players and
coaches elected today to the College Football Hall of Fame.
The other 11 players chosen by the National Football
Foundation's selection committee are Virginia offensive tackle Jim
Dombrowski; Northwestern linebacker Pat Fitzgerald; Florida
linebacker Wilber Marshall; Washington State running back Ruben
Mayes; Arizona State guard Randall McDaniel; Syracuse quarterback
Don McPherson; Wyoming tight end Jay Novacek; Texas Tech split end
Dave Parks; Florida State nose guard Ron Simmons; Oklahoma State
running back Thurman Thomas, and Army quarterback Arnold Tucker.
John Cooper, who went 192-84-6 with Tulsa, Arizona State and
Ohio State, is the other coach selected for induction.
The latest class will be inducted at the NFF banquet in New York
in December and enshrined in the summer of 2009 at the Hall of Fame
in South Bend, Indiana.