June 3, 2015
IRVING, Texas — Former Alabama running back Bobby Humphrey is one of 76 players and five coaches placed on the 2016 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot, the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame announced.
Humphrey finished his standout career at the Capstone as the Crimson Tide’s all-time leader in all-purpose yards with 4,958 while adding 40 total touchdowns. An All-America selection in 1986, Humphrey set the Alabama single-season rushing mark with 1,471 yards. He followed up his sophomore campaign with a 1987 season that saw him claim UPI Offensive Player of the Year as well as another All-America nod.
To be eligible for the ballot, players must have been named a First Team All-American by a major/national selector as recognized and utilized by the NCAA for their consensus All-America teams; played their last year of intercollegiate football at least 10 years prior; played within the last 50 years and cannot currently be playing professional football.
The announcement of the 2016 Class will be made Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, Ariz. The induction ceremony is scheduled to take place during the NFF Annual Awards Dinner in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria and the 2016 class will be inducted on Dec. 6, 2016.
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