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ACC football players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Posted Thursday, August 4, 2005

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FRED BILETNIKOFF, WR,Florida State
Inducted in 1988 ... played 14 seasons for the Oakland Raiders (1965-78) ... led the NFL in receiving (61 for 929) in 1971 and the AFC in 1972 (58 for 802) ... selected to the Pro Bowl four times.

ART DONOVAN, DT,Boston College
Inducted in 1968 ... played 12 seasons in the NFL beginning his pro career as a 26-year old rookie in 1950 ... became the first Colt to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame ... was an All-NFL selection from 1954 to 1958, while playing in five straight Pro Bowls.

BILL DUDLEY, HB,Virginia
Inducted in 1966 ... played nine seasons in the NFL ... NFL MVP in 1946 ... rushed for 3,057 yards ... caught 123 passes for 1,383 yards and 18 scores ... passed for 985 yards and six scores ... led the NFL in rushing in 1942 and 1946, punt returns and interceptions in 1946.

BILL GEORGE, LB, Wake Forest
Inducted in 1974 ... played 14 seasons with the Chicago Bears and one with the Los Angeles Rams ... became the league’s first middle linebacker in 1954 ... voted to Pro Bowl eight straight years (1955-62) ... All-NFL eight times in nine years.

JOE GUYON, BB,Georgia Tech
Inducted in 1966 ... 10th among league scoring leaders in 1922 while playing for the Oorang Indians; teammates included Dick Deer Slayer, Big Bear, War Eagle, Ted Lone Wolf, Joe Little Twig, Woodchuck Weimas, Baptiste Thunder and Xavier Downwind.

TED HENDRICKS, DE,Miami
Inducted in 1990 ... one of only four players to have his jersey retired at Miami ... Miami’s only three-time All-American ... played on four NFL Super Bowl championship teams ...”The Mad Stork” finished fifth in the 1968 Heisman Trophy voting.

STAN JONES, T,Maryland
Inducted in 1991 ...earned consensus All-America honors in 1953 ... a fifth-round draft choice of the Chicago Bears ... played 13 seasons with the Bears and Washington Redskins, earning seven Pro Bowl berths.

HENRY JORDAN, DT,Virginia
Inducted in 1995 ... played 13 seasons with the Cleveland Browns and Green Bay Packers ... played on five NFL title teams with the Packers ... named All-NFL five consecutive seasons from 1960-54, as well as 1967.

SONNY JURGENSEN, QB, Duke
Inducted in 1983 ... played 18 seasons with Philadelphia and Washington ... threw for 32,224 yards and 255 TD passes ... led NFL in passing in 1967, 1969 and 1974.

JIM KELLY, QB,Miami
Inductetd in 2002 ... selected in the first round of the 1983 draft, Kelly threw for 35,467 yards and 237 touchdown passes ... threw for over 3,000 yards eight times ... named all NFL five times.

GEORGE McAFEE, HB, Duke
Inducted in 1966 ... Chicago Bears first choice in 1940 ... career average of 12.78 yards on 112 punt returns is still the NFL record ... 21 career interceptions.

JIM OTTO, C,Miami
Inducted in his first year of eligibility in 1980 ... played 308 total games for the Oakland Raiders, including 210 consecutive ... earned All-Pro honors 10 times.

CLARENCE (ACE) PARKER, QB, Duke
Inducted in 1972 ... played seven seasons with the Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Yanks ... led the NFL in passing in 1938 with 865 yards and with six interceptions in 1939.

BILLY SHAW, T,Georgia Tech
Inducted in 1999 ... standout offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills ... the first Hall of Fame inductee who played his entire career in the AFL.

ERNIE STAUTNER, DT,Boston College
Inducted in 1969 ... drafted in the second round by Pittsburgh in 1950 and played 14 seasons with the Steelers ... received the Best Lineman Award in 1957, Stautner earned first or second team NFL honors four times, while playing in nine Pro Bowls.

LAWRENCE TAYLOR, LB, North Carolina
Inducted in 1999 ... considered one of the best outside linebackers in NFL history ... named to 10 consecutive Pro Bowls and was the NFL Most Valuable Player in 1986 ... NFL Defensive Player of the Year three times.

RANDY WHITE, DT,Maryland
Inducted in 1994 ... a nine-time Pro Bowler in his 14 years with the Dallas Cowboys ... co-MVP of Super Bowl XII ... first round draft pick in 1975 ... played in three Super Bowls.

 
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