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2020 College Football Hall of Fame class features two accomplished coaches

The College Football Hall of Fame and National Football Foundation announced today the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Class.

"We are extremely proud to announce the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Class," Archie Manning, the NFF Chairman and member of the 1989 College Football Hall of Fame class shared via the release. "Each of these men has established himself among the absolute best to have ever played or coached the game, and we look forward to immortalizing their incredible accomplishments."

This year's class features two accomplished coaches in Dick Sheridan and Andy Talley.

Sheridan went 121-52-5 combined at Furman (1978-85) and NC State (1986-92) and Talley went 258-155-2 at St. Lawrence (1979-83) and Villanova (1985-2016).

Between Talley and Sheridan, the two coaches combined for one national title, 14 conference titles, 16 playoff appearances, 6 bowl appearances, and an impressive 28 first-team All Americans.

Coaches become eligible for the Hall of Fame three full seasons after retirement or immediately after retirement if he is at least 70 years old, while active coaches become eligible at 75 years of age. Coaches must have been a head coach for a minimum of 10 years and coached at least 100 games with a winning percentage in excess of 60%.

With the addition of Sheridan and Talley, the number of coaches in the College Football Hall of Fame sits at 221 individuals.

In this year's class of 17 players being inducted, one (Anthony Poindexter) is currently a college coach. Coach Poindexter currently serves as the co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach at Purdue.

Other players being inducted include:

PLAYER

SCHOOL

POSITION

Lomas Brown

Florida

OT

Keith Byars

Ohio State

RB

Eric Crouch

Nebraska

QB

Eric Dickerson

SMU

RB

Glenn Dorsey

LSU

DT

Jumbo Elliott

Michigan

OT

Jason Hanson

Washington State

K

EJ Henderson

Maryland

LB

EJ Junior

Alabama

DE

Steve McNair

Alcorn State

QB

Cade McNown

UCLA

QB

Leslie O'Neal

Oklahoma State

DT

Anthony Poindexter

Virginia

DB

David Pollack

Georgia

DE

Bob Stein

Minnesota

DE

Michael Westbrook

Colorado

WR

Elmo Wright

Houston

WR

Please join us in congratulating all deserving members in the 2020 Hall of Fame class.

See the full release from the NFF here.