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Arkansas State and Arkansas on the radar for 2019 class of College Football Hall of Fame

Source: CFBHall.com Source: CFBHall.com

An Indian and three Razorbacks are in contention for a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame. The 2019 ballot was released in June.

Calvin Harrell, Brandon Burlsworth, Darren McFadden, & Dan Hampton are the players with Natural State connections on the ballot.

FBS Player Nominees

Brandon Burlsworth, Arkansas-Offensive Guard-1998 First Team All-American and First Team All-SEC selection…Helped Arkansas to two postseason berths and to SEC Western Division titles in 1995 and ’98…Former walk-on who later started 34 consecutive games.

Dan Hampton, Arkansas-Defensive Tackle-1978 First Team All-American and two-time All-SWC selection…Named 1978 Houston Post Outstanding Player of the Year in the SWC, recording 18 TFL during his senior campaign…Helped Hogs beat No. 19 Georgia in 1976 Cotton Bowl and No. 2 Oklahoma in 1978 Orange Bowl.

Darren McFadden, Arkansas-Running Back-Two-time First Team All-American (2006-consensus, 2007-unanimous) and two-time Heisman Trophy runner-up…2007 Walter Camp Player of the Year and two-time Doak Walker Award recipient…Two-time SEC Offensive Player of the Year and the Hogs all-time rushing leader (4,590 yards).

Divisional Player Nominees

Calvin Harrell, Arkansas State-Running Back-Two-time First Team All-American who led A-State to the 1970 NCAA College Division national title…Three-time First Team All-Southland Conference, three-time SLC champs (1968-70) and two-time Pecan Bowl champs…Holds school record for 100-yard rushing games (18).

The announcement of the 2019 Class will be made Monday, January 7th, 2019.

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