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Bills ties to College Football HOF finalists

Posted by Chris Brown on January 8, 2015 – 11:40 am

There are a handful of College Football Hall of Fame finalists, who have ties to the Bills in their football careers. The next College Football Hall of Fame class will be selected Friday Jan. 9, and the announcement will be carried live right here. Here are those players with ties to the Bills as former players or coaches.

Ruben Brown, Pittsburgh-Offensive Tackle-1994
First Team All-American…Three-time All-Big East performer, earning unanimous first team honors in 1994…Named Washington D.C. Downtown Athletic Club’s National Outstanding Lineman.

Dick Jauron, Yale-Running Back
Named First Team All-America in 1972…A three-time First Team All-Conference selection, he received the Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the Ivy League’s Player of the Year…Graduated as Yale’s career rushing leader with 2,947 yards. 

Tim Krumrie, Wisconsin-Defensive Tackle
Named a consensus First Team All-American in 1981… Led Badgers to 1981 Garden State Bowl and earned Defensive MVP honors in 1982 Independence Bowl…Three-time First Team All-Conference selection, recording 444 career tackles.

Art Still, Kentucky-Defensive End
1977 unanimous First Team All-American… Two-time First Team All-SEC performer who led Cats to 1976 SEC Championship…1977 SEC Defensive Player of the Year who set school record for 22 TFL in 1977 (still standing).

Marlin Briscoe, Nebraska-Omaha-Quarterback
1967 First Team NAIA All-American who ranks third all-time at UNO with 5,114 passing yards…Set 22 offensive records by career’s end… Three-time All-CIC selection. 

Rene Ingoglia, Massachusetts-Running Back
Finished career ranked second all-time in FCS history in TDs (54) and as school’s all-time leader in rushing (4,624) and carries (905) among others…First UMass player to average more than 100 ypg rushing in career. 

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