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2012 College Football Hall Of Fame Inductees Include Former Colorado And Air Force Players

Colorado lineman John Wooten and Air Force safety Scott Thomas were inducted into the 2012 College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

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2012 College Football Hall Of Fame Class: Colorado OL John Wooten, CSU DB Greg Myers Are Inductees

The 2012 College Football Hall of Fame class was announced on Tuesday, and former Colorado Buffaloes offensive lineman John Wooten and former Colorado St. Rams defensive back Greg Myers were both honored. Myers was a two-time All-American and a Thorpe Award winner with the Rams during his four-year career (1992-95), and he also set a record for All-WAC selections with four First-Team awards as a DB and one First-Team and two Second-Team selection as a punt returner.

As for Wooten, he was the second African-American player ever at Colorado during his career in the 1950s, and he went on to all-conference honors as a junior and All-American honors in 1958 as a senior.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more coverage of CSU football, head over to Mountain West Connection. Colorado news is available at The Ralphie Report. For more from around the world of college football, visit SB Nation's NCAA football news hub.

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2012 College Football Hall Of Fame Class: Air Force Safety Scott Thomas Inducted On Tuesday

The 2012 College Football Hall of Fame class was announced on Tuesday, and former Air Force Falcons safety Scott Thomas made the cut. Thomas collected 221 career tackles, 10 interceptions and 22 pass breakups during his four-year career. Air Force went 38-12 over that span, including four bowl wins, and Thomas earned All-American honors in 1985.

For updates on the 2012 College Football Hall of Fame class, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more coverage of Air Force football, head over to Mountain West Connection. For more from around the world of college football, visit SB Nation's NCAA football news hub.

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2012 College Football Hall Of Fame Nominees Include Hopefuls From Colorado, CSU And Air Force

The 2012 nominees for the College Football Hall of Fame include former members of the Colorado Buffaloes, Colorado St. Rams and and Air Force Falcons.

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