Heisman Trophy winner and former UM QB Vinny Testaverde will be one of 14 former college coaches and players to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
NEW YORK – Miami Hurricanes great and 1986 Heisman Trophy winning QB Vinny Testaverde is one of 14 former players and coaches that will be inducted into the College Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2013.
The National Football Foundation and the College Hall of Fame made the joint announcement Monday during the telecast of College Football Live on ESPN. The remainder of the 14-member FBS class will be announced Tuesday at noon [during a] press conference from the NASDAQ OMX Market Site in New York City.
One of the greatest quarterbacks in school history, Testaverde was Miami’s first Hesiman Trophy winner in 1986, while also winning the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, Maxwell Award and Davey O’Brien Trophy. He led the Hurricanes to three bowl berths, including the 1987 Fiesta Bowl, which determined the national champion. Testaverde, who was a redshirt on Miami’s 1983 national championship team, went 23-3 as a starter playing for legendary coaches Howard Schnellenberger and Hall of Famer Jimmy Johnson.
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