2013 Hall of Fame Ballot - The Hall of Maybe
Nebraska LB Trev Alberts
Nebraska LB Trev Alberts
CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted Mar 8, 2013


Ranking the players and coaches on the 2013 ballot for induction into the Hall of Fame. ... Those who deserve to be part of the debate, but are probably out.


2013 Hall of Fame Ballot

Hall of Maybe ... Someday

2013 Hall of Fame Ballot Rankings
- Slam Dunk Hall of Famers | The Coaches 
- Hall of Worthy, But Not Quite | Hall of Maybe | Hall of the Very Good

By Pete Fiutak
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Candidates for the Hall of Maybe

A strong case could be made that any of these players belong in the Hall of Fame equation.

All player write-ups taken from the National Football Foundation at www.footballfoundation.org.

56. Al Harris, Arizona State - Defensive End
Named unanimous First Team All-America and Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy finalist in 1978. . .Named First Team All-Conference, he set an ASU record with 19 sacks in 1978.

55. Randy Hughes, Oklahoma - Defensive Back
Member of 1974 national championship team and three Big Eight championship teams… Tied school record for pass breakups in a season (12) and finished fourth on OU’s career interceptions list (14)…1974 NFF National Scholar-Athlete.

54. Dave Butz, Purdue - Defensive Tackle
1972 consensus First Team All-America ... Finalist for the Lombardi Award in 1972 and named First Team All-Conference. . .Named Defensive MVP of the Senior Bowl.

53. Matt Stinchcomb, Georgia - Offensive Tackle
Two-time First Team All-America selection (consensus-'98). . .Two-time First Team All-SEC and 1998 recipient of Jacobs Blocking Trophy. . .1998 NFF William V. Campbell Trophy recipient and NFF National Scholar-Athlete.

52. Paul Naumoff, Tennessee - Linebacker
Named First Team All-America and All-Conference in 1966. . .Named team MVP in 1966. . .Played in the College All-Star Game and Senior Bowl in 1967.

51. Jess Lewis, Oregon State - Defensive Tackle
Named First Team All-America in 1967. . .Played in the College All-Star Game, East-West Shrine Game and Coaches All-America Bowl in 1970. . .Two-time First Team All-Conference selection (1967, 1969).

50. Anthony Poindexter, Virginia - Defensive Back
Two-time First Team All-America, earning consensus honors in 1998 ... Three-time All-ACC pick and 1998 ACC Defensive Player of the Year. . .Holds five school records and finished career with 342 tackles and 12 interceptions.

49. Paul Palmer, Temple - Running Back
1986 unanimous First Team All-America. . . Led the nation in rushing yards (1,866), rushing yards per game (169.6) and all-purpose yards (2,633) in 1986. . . Set 23 school records and was named ECAC Player of the Year in 1986.

48. Bob Berry, Oregon-Quarterback
Guided the Ducks to three consecutive winning seasons ... First Oregon quarterback to surpass 1,000 yards in two different seasons. . .16 TD passes in 1963 and 39 career touchdowns passes were school records for 20 years.

47. Bobby Majors, Tennessee - Defensive Back
1971 unanimous First Team All-America ... Led Vols to wins in 1971 Sugar Bowl and 1972 Liberty Bowl ... Holds school records for punt returns in a career (117 for 1163 yards, 4 TDs) and season (42 for 457 yards, 2 TDs).

46. Willie Roaf, Louisiana Tech - Offensive Lineman
1992 consensus First Team All-America and finalist for Outland Trophy ... Led team to 1990 Independence Bowl berth and two-time All-South Independent selection.

45. Don Trull, Baylor - Quarterback
Named consensus First Team All-America and led the nation with 22 touchdowns in 1963. . .Named First Team All-Conference, he set a school record with 174 completions in 1963. . .Twice named First Team Academic All-America.

44. Leotis Harris, Arkansas - Offensive Guard
1977 consensus First Team All-America who led Razorbacks to wins in the 1976 Cotton Bowl and '78 Orange Bowl ... First-ever African-American football player at Arkansas. . .Led Arkansas to 1975 SWC Co-Championship.

43. Scott Woerner, Georgia - Defensive Back
Named First Team All-America, All-Conference and team Most Valuable Back in 1980. . .Twice named Georgia's Outstanding Special Teams Player of the Year (1977, 1980). . .Led team to the 1980 National Championship. 

42. Sterling Sharpe, South Carolina - Wide Receiver
1987 First Team All-America. . .Two-time First Team All-Conference. . .Set nearly every school receiving record by career's end, including career receptions (169), single-season receiving yards (1,106) and career receiving yards (2,497).

41. Duncan McColl, Stanford - Defensive End
1976 First Team All-America. . .Two-time First Team All-Pac-8. . .Holds Stanford records for most QB sacks in season (17) and most TFL in season (26). . .1976 NFF National Scholar-Athlete.

40. Steve Wisniewski, Penn State - Offensive Guard
1988 First Team All-America. . .Member of 1986 12-0 national championship team. . .Helped Blair Thomas rush for 1,414 yards and 11 touchdowns in 1987 and D.J. Dozier attain First Team All-America honors in 1986.

39. Jackie Walker, Tennessee - Linebacker
1970 and ’71 First Team All-American…Set NCAA record for career interceptions returned for TD by a linebacker (5)… Two-time First Team All-SEC selection who helped Vols to 1969 SEC Championship.

38. Ron Rivera, California - Linebacker
1983 consensus First Team All-America. . .Lombardi Award finalist in 1983 and named East-West Shrine Game Most Valuable Player. . .Selected as Pac-10 Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 1983. . .Led team in tackles from 1981-83.

37. Rob Lytle, Michigan - Running Back
Named consensus All-America in 1976. . .Finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting ... Named Big Ten MVP in 1976 and led UM to two conference championships. 

36. Trev Alberts, Nebraska – Linebacker
Named unanimous First Team All-America, BIG-8 Defensive Player of the Year and Academic All-America in 1993. . . Recipient of the 1993 Butkus Award and two-time First Team All-Conference pick. . . NFF National Scholar-Athlete in 1993.

35. Greg Lewis, Washington - Running Back
1990 First Team All-America and Doak Walker award winner ... Named Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year in 1990, leading Huskies to 1990 conference title ... Finished seventh in 1990 Heisman voting and recorded 15 100-yard games.