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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012721 Jonathan Ogden, OT, UCLA (1992-95) Jonathan+Ogden%2C+OT%2C++UCLA+%281992-95%29+ CFB

A unanimous All-American and the winner of the Outland Trophy in 1995, Jonathan Ogden was a cornerstone left tackle all four years he spent as a Bruin. He is the 11th UCLA player to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Ogden won the Morris Trophy as the Pac-10's top offensive lineman and the UPI Lineman of the Year award, and he shared the Henry "Red" Sanders Award as the Bruins' most valuable player as a senior in 1995. The four-year starter allowed just one sack in his final season.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012722 Jimmy Johnson, coach, Oklahoma State (1979-83) and Miami (1984-88) Jimmy+Johnson%2C+coach%2C+Oklahoma+State+%281979-83%29+and+Miami+%281984-88%29+ CFB

Jimmy Johnson, currently an NFL on FOX analyst, continuously led his teams to victory and earned numerous coaching honors along the way. He won a national title with the Hurricanes in 1987, capped by a 20-14 victory over Oklahoma in the 1988 Orange Bowl. Johnson began his head-coaching career in Stillwater, Okla., leading the Cowboys to a 29-25-3 overall mark. At Miami, Johnson enjoyed a 52-9 mark in five seasons with five New Year's Day bowl appearances. Johnson's tenure included an NCAA-record 58-game home winning streak, which lasted from 1985 to '94.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012717 Ty Detmer, QB, BYU (1988-91) Ty+Detmer%2C+QB%2C+BYU+%281988-91%29 CFB

With a Heisman Trophy, a Maxwell Award, two Davey O'Brien Awards and 59 NCAA records, Ty Detmer left Brigham Young as one of the most accomplished quarterbacks in college football history. Twice selected a consensus All-American, Detmer won multiple national player of the year awards from various organizations. His 15,031 career passing yards and 121 touchdowns were NCAA bests at the time, and the gunslinger still holds nine NCAA records. A three-time first-team All-Western Athletic Conference performer, Detmer led College Football Hall of Fame coach LaVell Edwards' teams to three conference championships, four bowl games, three AP Top 25 finishes, a 28-21 win over top-ranked and defending national champion Miami on Sept. 8, 1990, and a 37-13-2 overall record. Detmer still holds 10 school records, including the season and career marks for total offense, passing yards and 400-yard games.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012718 Phil Fulmer, coach, Tennessee (1992-08) Phil+Fulmer%2C+coach%2C+Tennessee+%281992-08%29+ CFB

Phillip Fulmer led the Volunteers to the school's sixth national championship in 1998. Under Fulmer's leadership, Tennessee finished in the AP Top 25 in 13 of 17 seasons and appeared in 15 bowl games. The 1998 National Coach of the Year achieved 137 wins in his first 15 campaigns, tying for the fourth most in a 15-year span in college football history. Fulmer led the Vols to two SEC championships, a piece of seven SEC East Division titles, an impressive 5-0 record when playing the nation's No. 1-ranked team, an 88-19 home record and nine 10-win seasons. He trails only College Football Hall of Fame coach Gen. Robert Neyland on Tennessee's all-time wins list. Fulmer's teams appeared in two BCS games, winning the first national title in the system's history with a victory over Florida State in the 1999 Fiesta Bowl.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012719 Art Monk, WR, Syracuse (1976-79) Art+Monk%2C+WR%2C+Syracuse+%281976-79%29 CFB

The winner of the Lambert Trophy as the top college football player in the Eastern United States in both his freshman and senior seasons, Art Monk (pictured at his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008) became the mark of consistency during his remarkable career with the Orange, earning first-team All-America honors in 1979. As a senior that season, Monk hauled in 40 receptions for 716 yards (17.9 yards per reception) and three touchdowns. With 1,644 career receiving yards in 35 games, Monk set a school record with an average of 47 receiving yards per game. A versatile playmaker who entered college as a running back, he posted 31 kickoff returns for 675 yards and 44 punt returns for 430 yards. Monk ranks sixth in school history with 3,899 career all-purpose yards. The most recent player to lead Syracuse in receiving for three consecutive seasons, Monk led Syracuse to its first bowl victory in 13 years with a 31-7 win over McNeese State in the 1979 Independence Bowl.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012716 Dave Casper, TE, Notre Dame (1971-73) Dave+Casper%2C+TE%2C+Notre+Dame+%281971-73%29+ CFB

Cited by College Football Hall of Fame coach Ara Parseghian as perhaps the greatest athlete he ever coached, Dave Casper (pictured at his Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement in 2009) earned All-America honors on the field and in the classroom. He is the 44th Notre Dame player to be selected to the College Football Hall of Fame. Serving as Notre Dame's co-captain and offensive MVP during his senior season of 1973, Casper led the Fighting Irish to a national championship while earning consensus All-America honors. He was also chosen an NFF National Scholar-Athlete, a CoSIDA Academic All-American and an NCAA postgraduate scholarship winner. Casper was a proficient tight end, catching three passes for 75 yards in No. 5 Notre Dame's 24-23 win over No. 1 Alabama in the 1973 Sugar Bowl. A versatile asset, he also got playing time during his career at split end, offensive tackle and along the defensive line.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012723 Mark Simoneau, LB, Kansas State (1996-99) Mark+Simoneau%2C+LB%2C+Kansas+State+%281996-99%29+ CFB

A two-time All-American, Mark Simoneau ranks as possibly the greatest defender in Kansas State history. A three-time team captain, Simoneau holds a school record with 251 career unassisted tackles, ranks third in school history with 400 total tackles, 52  tackles for loss and eight forced fumbles. The 1999 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year also totaled 15.5 sacks and seven fumble recoveries. A 1999 Butkus Award runner-up and a three-time first-team All-Big 12 selection, he led Kansas State to one of the greatest stretches in school history. With Simoneau on the roster, the Wildcats earned a 42-7 record, a 28-4 record in Big 12 play, a claim to two Big 12 North titles, three AP top-10 finishes, the first No. 1 ranking in school history and wins in the 1997 Fiesta Bowl and 1999 Holiday Bowl.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012720 R.C. Slocum, coach, Texas A&M (1989-02) R.C.+Slocum%2C+coach%2C+Texas+A%26amp%3BM+%281989-02%29+ CFB

R.C. Slocum is the winningest coach in Texas A&M and Southwest Conference history. A four-time national coach of the year honoree, Slocum's Aggies experienced reigns of dominance over the SWC, including a 22-game league winning streak, a 28-0-1 conference record from 1991 to '94 and three SWC titles. He also led Texas A&M to one of the school's landmark victories on Dec. 5, 1998, with a 36-33 double-overtime upset of Kansas State, which gave the Aggies their only Big 12 championship and only win over a No. 1-ranked team. Slocum led the Aggies to 11 bowl games in 14 seasons, five New Year's Day bowl appearances and 10 AP Top 25 finishes. He retired as college football's sixth-winningest active coach. Under Slocum's leadership, 14 players earned first-team All-America status. Linebacker Dat Nguyen submitted one of the finest seasons in school history in 1998, winning the Bednarik and Lombardi awards.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012724 Greg Myers, DB, Colorado State, 1992-95 Greg+Myers%2C+DB%2C+Colorado+State%2C+1992-95 CFB

The winner of the 1995 Thorpe Award, Myers is the second Ram to enter the College Football Hall of Fame. The first player to earn All-WAC honors four times, Myers holds the league record with seven all-conference selections, four as a defensive back and three as a return specialist. A two-time first-team All-American, Myers led the NCAA with 555 punt return yards and three punt return touchdowns. He also set the WAC record with 1,332 career punt return yards, and he posted Colorado State records with three punt return scores and a 15.9-yard average. As a defensive back, he totaled 295 tackles and 15 interceptions. Myers helped guide the Rams to back-to-back WAC titles and Holiday Bowl berths.

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CFB 24 43 CFB Hall of Fame: Notable members from Class of 2012 31012725 Steve Bartkowski, QB, California (1972-74) Steve+Bartkowski%2C+QB%2C+California+%281972-74%29+ CFB

Steve Bartkowski earned consensus All-America honors by leading the nation in passing with 2,580 yards in 1974. The gunslinger also set school single-season records during his senior campaign by attempting 325 passes and accumulating 2,387 yards of total offense. He was widely proclaimed the best quarterback in the West after his senior performance, for which he was chosen team MVP, first-team All-Pac-10, All-Coast Team member and NorCal Player of the Year. His four 300-yard passing games set a school record and still rank among the top five in Golden Bears history. In addition to his football exploits, Bartkowski was an All-America first baseman for the Golden Bears baseball team in 1973.

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