|Tuggle, Joe elected to Divisional Class|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 01 May 2007 08:19|
Tuggle played linebacker for Valdosta State from 1983-86, setting a school career record for tackles (340) and being picked all-Gulf South Conference three times. He went on to play 14 seasons in the NFL for the Atlanta Falcons.
M and two NAIA national titles with Central State.
M in June 2005 when the school self-reported 196 rules violations among its 15 men's and women's sports over a seven-year span. But an NCAA investigation found no evidence that Joe committed any infractions, citing instead a lack of institutional control.
Also elected to the Hall of Fame Divisional Class were Georgia Southern quarterback Tracy Ham (1983-86), Kentucky State quarterback Joe Kendall (1934-36 )and Bloomsburg linebacker Frank Sheptock (1982-95).
Jim Christopherson, who won 218 games as coach of Concordia College in Minnesota from 1969-2000 was also elected to the Hall of Fame.
The Divisional Class will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during enshrinement ceremonies July 19-21 in South Bend, Ind. The National Football Foundation will announce its latest induction class of players and coaches from major college football on May 9.