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.
Greg Myers, Defensive Back from Colorado State (1992-95) is a 2012 College Football Hall of Famer. @CSUFootball— Football Foundation (@NFFNetwork) May 15, 2012
RT @KyleRingo: Former #CUBuff offensive lineman John Wooten earns induction into the College Football Hall of Fame 54 years after leaving CU— SBN College Football (@SBNationCFB) May 15, 2012
John Wooten, blocking for the prolific @CUBuffs rushing attack, was one of the 1st African-Americans to earn All-America honors as a lineman— Football Foundation (@NFFNetwork) May 15, 2012
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