College Football's HUGEST Awards Weekend

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Thousands of college football fans from across the country
will join the National Football Foundation from this
weekend
at the College Football
Hall of Fame in South Bend, Ind., for the organization's annual Enshrinement
Festival
, paying tribute to the storied careers of 24 of the game's
greatest stars and conclude with the grand finale Enshrinement Dinner
& Show on July 17.

"We are very pleased to have the opportunity to enshrine another
exceptional class of college football legends," said NFF President &
CEO Steven J. Hatchell. "Each year our hard-working honors
courts do an outstanding job ensuring the game's greatest players and
coaches find their place on college football's mountain top. We look
forward to celebrating in South Bend with this amazing class and their
loyal fans from around the country."

Fans have a variety of opportunities to meet and mingle with the
enshrinees during this spectacular event. The jam-packed weekend will
include a celebrity golf tournament, a fan festival, a grand parade, a
youth football clinic, a fireworks spectacular with the celebration
culminating with the Enshrinement Dinner & Show on Saturday evening.

"The College Football Hall of Fame is honored to host so many notable
contributors to the game in South Bend, celebrating this tremendous
accolade," said College Football Hall of Fame Executive Director Lisa
Klunder
. "Enshrinement in the College Football Hall of Fame is a
rare distinction shared by only the most accomplished players, and our
festival boasts a myriad of events to highlight this extraordinary
achievement." 

2010 FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION ENSHRINEMENT CLASS

PLAYERS

  • PERVIS ATKINS - HB, New Mexico State (1959-60)
  • TIM
    BROWN
    - WR, Notre Dame (1984-87)
  • CHUCK CECIL - DB,
    Arizona (1984-87)
  • ED DYAS - FB, Auburn (1958-60)
  • MAJOR
    HARRIS
    - QB, West Virginia (1987-89)
  • GORDON HUDSON -
    TE, Brigham Young (1980-83)
  • WILLIAM LEWIS* - C, Harvard
    (1892-93)
  • WOODROW LOWE - LB, Alabama (1972-75)
  • KEN
    MARGERUM
    - WR, Stanford (1977-80)
  • STEVE McMICHAEL -
    DT, Texas (1976-79)
  • CHRIS SPIELMAN - LB, Ohio State
    (1984-87)
  • LARRY STATION - LB, Iowa (1982-85)
  • PAT
    SWILLING
    - DE, Georgia Tech (1982-85)
  • GINO TORRETTA -
    QB, Miami (Fla.) (1989-92)
  • CURT WARNER - RB, Penn State
    (1979-82)
  • GRANT WISTROM - DE, Nebraska (1994-97)

* Selection from the FBS Veterans Committee, deceased

COACHES

  • DICK MacPHERSON - 111-73-5 (.601) - Massachusetts (1971-77),
    Syracuse (1981-90)
  • JOHN ROBINSON - 132-77-4 (.629) -
    Southern California
    (1976-82, 1993-97), Nevada-Las Vegas (1999-2004)

2010 DIVISIONAL ENSHRINEMENT CLASS

PLAYERS

  • EMERSON BOOZER - Maryland Eastern Shore, HB (1962-65)
  • TROY
    BROWN
    - Marshall, WR (1991-92)
  • BRIAN KELLEY -
    California Lutheran, LB (1969-72)
  • MILT MORIN -
    Massachusetts, TE (1963-65)

COACHES

  • WILLIE JEFFRIES** - 179-132-6 (.574); Howard (1984-88),
    Wichita State (1979-83), South Carolina State (1973-78, 1989-2001)
  • TED
    KESSINGER
    - 219-57-1 (.792); Bethany (Kan.) (1976-2003)

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