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Deion, Carr join George in new Hall of Fame class

- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 17, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) - Deion Sanders and former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr are among the 16 players and coaches selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Sanders was an All-American cornerback at Florida State from 1985-88 before going on to a stellar NFL career.

Carr won 75 percent of his games and the 1997 national championship in 13 seasons as Michigan's coach.

On Monday, it was announced that 1995 Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George from Ohio State was heading for the Hall Fame.

Also picked are Florida receiver Carlos Alvarez, Texas defensive lineman Doug English, Oregon State fullback Bill Enyart, Alabama defensive lineman Marty Lyons, Miami defensive lineman Russell Maryland, Georgia defensive back Jake Scott, Nebraska guard Will Shields, Minnesota quarterback Sandy Stephens, West Virginia linebacker Darryl Talley, Oklahoma halfback Clendon Thomas, Arizona defensive lineman Rob Waldrop, and Michigan State receiver Gene Washington.

Fisher DeBerry, the longtime Air Force coach, was also picked for the Hall of Fame.

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