Brown, Torretta lead Hall of Fame class
Tim Brown and Gino Torretta, who each won the Heisman Trophy, were among 16 players and two coaches chosen for the College Football Hall of Fame.
Brown was a wide receiver for Notre Dame when he won the Heisman after the 1987 season. Torretta, a Miami (Fla.) quarterback, won the trophy in 1992.
Dick MacPherson, the Syracuse coach from 1981-91, and John Robinson, who coached Southern California from 1976-82 and 1993-97, were also chosen for induction.
The other players to be inducted in the 2009 class of the College Football Hall of Fame are:
New Mexico State running back Pervis Atkins, Arizona defensive back Chuck Cecil, Auburn fullback Ed Dyas, West Virginia quarterback Major Harris, Brigham Young tight end Gordon Hudson, Harvard center William Lewis, Alabama linebacker Woodrow Lowe, Stanford wide receiver Ken Margerum, Texas defensive tackle Steve McMichael, Ohio State linebacker Chris Spielman, Iowa linebacker Larry Station, Georgia Tech defensive end Pat Swilling, Penn State running back Curt Warner and Nebraska defensive end Grant Wistrom.