- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 16, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Former NFL and Auburn running back James Brooks and current Duke football coach David Cutcliffe are among the newest members of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

The Hall announced the eight-member Class of 2016 on Wednesday. Induction is May 21.

Brooks was a first-round draft pick by the San Diego Chargers after Auburn. He played 11 seasons with four teams and was a four-time Pro Bowl selection with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Cutcliffe was born in Birmingham and is 91-82 as coach at Duke and Mississippi.

The class also includes former Major League Baseball player Oscar Gamble, ex-Alabama and NFL lineman Chris Samuels and former Alabama and NBA player Jim Fulmer.

Golfer Martha Jones-Lang, Olympic gold medalist sprinter Calvin Smith and former NBA player Andrew Toney will also be inducted.

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