The National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame released its 2019 Class on Monday.
The Class is made up of 13 players and two coaches, including a pair of players tied to the Big Ten and one to the Green Bay Packers.
Former Wisconsin two-time All-American tackle Joe Thomas is considered the best offensive lineman to ever play at Wisconsin. Thomas won the Outland Trophy as the nation’s best interior lineman as a senior and was selected with the third overall pick by the Cleveland Browns in the 2007 NFL Draft.
Thomas was named to the Pro Bowl in 10 of his 11 seasons in the NFL. He didn’t miss a single snap until his final season (2017) when he suffered a torn left triceps in Week seven against Tennessee and had season ending surgery. It ended a string of 10,363 consecutive plays, which is an NFL record. [Read more…]