NEW YORK (AP) -Troy Aikman, Billy Cannon and Lou Holtz are among the 15 former players and coaches elected Thursday to the College Football Hall of Fame.
Aikman started his college career at Oklahoma, then transferred to UCLA. After two stellar seasons (1987-88) with the Bruins, he was drafted first overall by the Dallas Cowboys.
Holtz coached six schools to 249 victories in a career that spanned more than 30 years. He won a national title with Notre Dame in 1988.
Cannon played tailback for LSU from 1957-59, winning the Heisman Trophy his senior year.
as, and Army quarterback Arnold Tucker.
John Cooper, who went 192-84-6 with Tulsa, Arizona State and Ohio State, is the other coach selected for induction.
The latest class will be inducted at the NFF banquet in New York in December and enshrined in the summer of 2009 at the Hall of Fame in South Bend, Ind.
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