Rice to Pro Football HOF
Mississippi Valley State WR, Jerry Rice, is NFL All-time Career Leading WR
11x All-Pro, 4x Super Bowl ChampioN
Payton to Pro Football HOF
Jackson State RB, Walter Payton, 7x All-Pro, Super Bowl Champ.
Arguably NFL’s most prolific rusher.
Art Shell to Pro Football HOF
Drafted from Maryland State, now Maryland Eastern Shore, Shell played 14 seasons, won three Super Bowls XI, XV, XVIII, 8x Pro Bowl, 4x All-Pro, 7x All-AFC, 1970 All Decade Team.
Shell is the 2nd Black Head Coach in NFL history, 1990 AFC Coach of the Year, 1990 NFL Coach of the Year.
Deacon Jones to Pro Football HOF
MSVU DE, Deacon Jones, known as the “Secretary of Defense”, coined the term “sack”. Leader of the “Fearsome Foursome”, his speed, agility and endurance was unmatched.
Missing only 5 games in 14 seasons, the 8x Pro Bowler, 8x All-Pro, 2x DPOY, 1960 All-Decade Team, NFL 50th/75th Anniversary Team revolutionized the modern defensive end position.
Buchanan to Pro Football HOF
#1 overall AFL draft pick, 13 seasons, 6 All-Star Games, 2 Pro Bowls, 1 Super Bowl.
Modern DL prototype, 6’7, 270, ran 10.2/100; played 166 consecutive games.
Willie Brown to Pro Football HOF
Undrafted Grambling CB played 16 seasons in NFL, arguably the best DB ever.
5x AFL All-star, 4x Pro Bowl, 3x All-AFL, 4x All-NFL, Super Bowl Champ XI, 54 INT.
Strahan to Pro Football HOF
Texas Southern DE, Michael Strahan, 5x All-Pro , Season Sack Record with 22.5.
(photo courtesy: NYGiants.com)
Larry Little to Pro Football HOF
Undrafted Bethune-Cookman, OL, Larry Little, stalwart of perfect 1972 Dolphins.
1972 Super Bowl Champ, 6x All-NFL, 5x All-AFC, 5x Pro Bowl
NFLPA AFC Lineman of Year 3x.
Humphrey to Pro Football HOF
Tennessee State DE, Claude Humphrey, 7x NFL All-Pro, 94.5 career sacks.
courtesy:TSU Sports Info
Date: February 14, 2014
Nashville, TN – Humphrey was an All-American defensive tackle at TSU who went on to be one of the greatest passes rushers in the National Football League.
Dent To Pro Football HOF
Tennessee State DE, Richard Dent, 3x All-American, 2x Super Bowl Champ, 137.5 career sacks.
(courtesy: Tennessee State Athletics)
courtesy: TSU Sports Info
Nashville, Tenn. – Former Tennessee State University defensive end, Richard Dent, has been voted for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame for 2011. He becomes the first TSU Tiger to be inducted while joining professional football’s elite.
Sharpe to Pro Football HOF
Savannah State TE, Shannon Sharpe, 5x All-Pro, 3x Super Bowl Champion.
courtesy: SSU Sports Info
2/12/2011 1:57:26 PM
SAVANNAH, GA — Savannah State alumnus Shannon Sharpe has been named to the 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame along with Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk , Richard Dent, Ed Sabol, Les Richter and Chris Hanburger.
Williams to Pro Football HOF
Southern CB, Aeneas Williams, a walk-on, became NFL “ballhawk” for 14 years.
Carson to Pro Football HOF
SC State LB, Harry Carson, 7x All-Pro, Super Bowl Champ, NYG centerpiece for 13 years.