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Rod Woodson named to College Football Hall of Fame

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Quite possibly the Greatest Defensive Back Who Ever Lived added yet another honor to his stellar career today. rod Woodson, Purdue alum and NFL Hall of Famer got the call for another Hall of Fame. The College football Hall of Fame officially announced that he would be a member of its 2016 class:

Woodson is generally considered to be the greatest NFL defensive back ever, so making the College Hall of Fame was a snap. His Purdue teams were rarely great, but he was a two-time All-American at Purdue as a cornerback and once as a return man. He was also a three-time All-B1G selection and single-handedly beat Indiana in his final game. All told he had 13 individual records by the time he left Purdue, and this was also while winning five Big Ten championships in track and nearly going to the Olympics.

So congratulations to one of Purdue's all-time greats!

Woodson joins the following inductees from Purdue:

1951 - Andy Smith (coach)

1955 - Elmer Oliphant

1963 - Alex Agase

1967 - Cecil Isbell

1973 - Jim Phelan (coach)

1984 - Bob Griese

1988 - Jack Mollenkopf (coach)

1989 - Bump Elliott

1990 - Leroy Keyes

1999 - Jim Young (coach)

2006 - Mike Phipps

2010 - Mark Herrmann

2012 - Otis Armstrong

2014 - Dave Butz