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List: 2005 College Football Hall of Fame class

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Former East Carolina and Auburn coach Pat Dye will be enshrined with the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2006.)

A thumbnail list of the 20 men being enshrined into the College Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in South Bend, IN:

Ray Guy, punter and defensive back, Southern Mississippi, 1970-72. Had a 77-yard punt in his first collegiate game, one of three punts of at least 70 yards in college. ... His 93-yard punt is the sixth-longest in NCAA history. ... Had a 44.7 yard punting average for his career, leading the nation his senior year with a 46.2-yard average. ... Kicked a then-NCAA record 61-yard field goal in a snowstorm in Utah. ... Had 18 career interceptions.

Mike Barber, wide receiver, Marshall, 1985-88. Led the nation in receiving in 1987 with 106 catches for 1,757 yards. ... Finished career with 249 catches for 4,262 yards. ... Had 21 games with 100 or more yards receiving. ... Played in the NFL for five seasons.

Andre Ware, quarterback, Houston, 1987-89. Despite playing only 27 games before skipping his senior season, Ware threw for 8,202 yards, 75 touchdowns and 26 touchdowns. ... Won the Heisman Trophy in 1989. ... Passed for 390 yards and five TDs in season-opening 69-0 win over UNLV in 1989. ... Passed for 4,699 yards, an average of 427.2 yards a game, in 1989. ... In 1996, he returned to Houston for his bachelor's degree in marketing.

George Welsh, coach, Navy, 1973-81, Virginia, 1982-2000. Coached the Cavaliers for 19 seasons, retiring in 2000 as the winningest coach in Atlantic Coast Conference history. Virginia had managed just two winning seasons in 29 years and won just 33 Atlantic Coast Conference games since joining the league in 1954 when Welsh arrived in 1982. He led the Cavaliers to a 134-86-3 record, 85 ACC victories and 10 bowl appearances. ... Coached Navy for nine seasons, leading the Midshipmen to a 55-46-1 record and three bowl games.

Bob Anderson, halfback, Army, 1957-59. Member of Army's last undefeated team in 1958, rushing for 564 yards and six touchdowns as the Cadets finished the season ranked No. 3. ... Broke Glenn Davis' single-season school rushing record as a sophomore, running for 983 yards. He rushed for 340 yards as a senior despite being injured. ... Anderson also led the team in interceptions in 1957 and 1958.

Tony Casillas, middle guard, Oklahoma, 1982-85. Helped lead the Sooners to their first national championship in 10 years in 1985, the same year he became the second OU player to win the Lombardi Award as nation's top college lineman. ... Had 18 career sacks, 10 his senior season. ... Finished with 213 career tackles, 40 for losses.

Kirk Baumgartner, quarterback, Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1986-89. Two-time NAIA Player of the Year. ... Passed for 3,692 yards and 39 touchdowns as a senior. ... Finished with 14,847 career passing yards and 122 career TD passes.

LaVell Edwards, coach, Brigham Young, 1972-2000. Led the Cougars to a 1984 national title, 22 bowl trips and 20 conference championships. ... Finished his career ranked sixth on the NCAA career victories list with a 257-101-3 record. ... Helped develop Hall of Fame quarterbacks Gifford Nielsen, Marc Wilson, Jim McMahon, Steve Young, and Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer.

Frank Emanuel, linebacker, Tennessee, 1963-65. A first-team All-America and All-Southeastern Conference selection his senior season. ... As a sophomore was one of the Volunteers last two-way players. .. Helped lead the Volunteers to the 1965 Bluebonnet Bowl, which Tennessee won 27-6 over Tulsa. Tennessee gave up just 98 points his senior season.

Roger Harring, coach, Wisconsin-LaCrosse, 1969-99. Led Eagles to three national championships: NAIA Division II championship in 1985, and the NCAA Division III titles in 1992 and 1995. ... Posted a 261-75-7 record for a winning percentage of .771. Finished first or second in the conference 25 times.

Wayne Harris, guard-linebacker, Arkansas, 1958-60. Nicknamed ``Thumper'' for his hard hits. ... As a senior he made 174 tackles and led the Razorbacks to the Southwest Conference title. ... Played both offense and defense under coach Frank Broyles. ... Named Southwest Conference Player of the Year.

Joe Kapp, quarterback, California, 1956-58. Led California to its last Rose Bowl appearance after the 1958 season. ... Passed for 775 yards and ran for 616 yards as a senior. ... Was a member of Pete Newell's 1957-58 Pacific Coast Conference basketball championship team. ... He was coach when Cal won the ``Big Game'' against Stanford in 1982 with a five-lateral kickoff return for a touchdown.

Leo Lewis, halfback, Lincoln, 1951-54. Scored 64 touchdowns and rushed for 4,457 yards, both school records. ... Also holds season records with 22 touchdowns and 1,239 yards. ... The team was 27-5-3 during Lewis' career.

Jim Mandich, tight end, Michigan, 1967-69. Caught 119 passes for 1,494 yards and seven touchdowns as a three-year starter. ... Had eight catches for 79 yards in 1970 Rose Bowl. ... Was on the 1969 team that upset Ohio State 24-12, ending the Buckeyes' 22-game winning streak. ... Member of the 1972 undefeated Miami Dolphins.

Lydell Mitchell, running back, Penn State, 1969-71. Rushed for 1,567 yards and 26 touchdowns in 1971, adding three more TDs on pass catches. ... He scored the only touchdown in Penn State's 10-3 win over Missouri in the Orange Bowl, a 28-yard touchdown catch that allowed the Nittany Lions to finish the 1969 season 11-0 and ranked No. 2. ... Finished his career with 2,934 yards rushing and 38 touchdowns.

Tracy Rocker, defensive tackle, Auburn, 1985-88. Won the Outland and Lombardi trophies as a senior in 1988. ... A three-time All-Southeastern Conference selection. ... Named the SEC Player of the Year as a senior, he recorded 354 career tackles with 21 sacks and 48 tackles for loss.

Jack Tatum, defensive back, Ohio State, 1968-70. One of a group of sophomores who helped lead the Buckeyes to a national championship in 1968. ... Part of team that won 22 straight games and went 27-2 during Tatum's three years as a starter. ... Placed ninth in Heisman Trophy voting in 1969 and seventh in 1970.

Willie Totten, quarterback, Mississippi Valley State, 1982-85. One of his targets was Jerry Rice. ... Running a no-huddle offense, routinely passed for 400 yards a game. ... Threw for nine touchdowns in one game and eight in another. ... Passed for 621 yards against Prairie View in 1984. ... Threw for 4,572 yards and 61 touchdowns in 1984.

Frosty Westering, coach, Parsons College, 1962-63, Albert Lea College, 1966-71, Pacific Lutheran 1972-2003. Led Pacific Lutheran to four national championships and 20 national playoff appearances. His 305 career victories rank ninth in college football. He won 256 games at Pacific Lutheran. ... A three-time national coach of the year and six-time conference coach of the year.

Charles Young, tight end, Southern California, 1970-72. Caught 68 passes for 1,090 yards and 10 touchdowns during his three year career. ... Had 29 catches for 470 yards and three touchdowns as a senior in 1972. ... Nicknamed ``Tree.'' ... Helped USC win the national championship in 1972.

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