Carson Palmer, Bob Stoops to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame
(AP) – Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops are among the 13 former players and coaches who make up the latest College Football Hall of Fame class.
The National Football Foundation announced the newly elected hall of famers Monday. This class will be inducted in December.
Joining Southern Cal’s Palmer and Stoops will be versatile running backs Darren Sproles of Kansas State and C.J. Spiller of Clemson; offensive tackles Harris Barton of North Carolina and Aaron Taylor of Notre Dame; defensive stars David Fulcher of Arizona State, Dan Morgan of Miami; Kenneth Sims of Texas; Andre Tippett of Iowa and Al Wilson of Tennessee. Former Eastern Illinois quarterback and current CBS NFL analyst Tony Romo was also selected for induction along with former Florida A&M coach Rudy Hubbard.
Palmer won the Heisman in 2002 for the Trojans and went on to be the first overall pick in the 2003 NFL draft.
Stoops coached Oklahoma from 1999-2016, leading the Sooners to a national championship in 2000. Oklahoma went to two more BCS title games with Stoops.