FILE - In this Feb. 15, 1999, file photo, former Detroit Lions guard and Washington State lineman Mike Utley gives the thumbs-up after successfully walking from his wheelchair at a Phoenix hotel. Utley, who suffered a spinal cord injury during an NFL game
Mike Fiala, File
January 08, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) Former Washington State offensive lineman Mike Utley, who suffered a spinal cord injury during an NFL game and was paralyzed, is one of 14 players to be selected for induction for the College Football Hall of Fame.

Florida State's Derrick Brooks, Iowa State's Troy Davis and Purdue's Rod Woodson also join this year's class.

The latest group, which will be inducted in December, was announced Friday by the National Football Foundation.

The rest of the class includes LSU's Bert Jones, UNLV's Randall Cunningham, Ohio State's Tom Cousineau, North Carolina's William Fuller, Wisconsin's Tim Krumrie, Harvard's Pat McInally, Colorado's Herb Orvis, Georgia's Scott Woerner, Ashland's Bill Royce and Nebraska Omaha's Marlin Briscoe.

The two new Hall of Fame coaches are Bill Bowes of New Hampshire and Frank Girardi of Lycoming.

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