More than 13 years after running to the top of the NCAA career rushing list
and winning the Heisman Trophy, two-time Rose Bowl MVP and former Wisconsin running back Ron Dayne has been chosen to join an elite group. The National Football Foundation announced yesterday that Dayne has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
Dayne will be the 13th Badger inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, joining his former coach and current UW Athletic Director, Barry Alvarez, who was part of this year’s Hall of Fame selection committee.
The other Badgers in the Hall, Wisconsin’s only other Heisman winner, Alan Ameche, Marty Below, Robert Butler, Pat Harder, Elroy Crazylegs” Hirsch, Pat O’Dea, Pat Richter, Dave Schreiner and coaches Phil King, George Little and Harry Stuhldreher. [Read more...]