Romo, Peppers & A Former Saints RB On College Football Hall Of Fame Ballot
Running back C.J. Spiller's tenure with the Saints was a huge disappointment, but his college football days at Clemson were awesome.
Spiller is one of a dozen new players who landed on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for 2019.
The most notable new ballot entrants joining Spiller are former Eastern Illinois and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, UNC and Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers, Oklahoma QB Josh Heupel, Alabama and Washington Redskins offensive tackle Chris Samuels, and Ohio State and St. Louis Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis (who also played 5 games for the Saints).
The new crop joins 76 major-college player holdovers from the previous ballot(s).
The National Football Foundation emailed ballots today to its 12,000+ members.
To be eligible, a players must have received First-Team All-America recognition during their collegiate career.