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Former LSU star defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey has been named to the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Class, the National Football Foundation announced on Wednesday.

Official release from the National Football Foundation:

IRVING, Texas (March 11, 2020) - The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Class Presented by ETT during "SportsCenter" on ESPN2.

2020 COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS
Presented by ETT


PLAYERS:
Lomas Brown - OT, Florida (1981-84)
Keith Byars - RB, Ohio State (1982-85)
Eric Crouch - QB, Nebraska (1998-2001)
Eric Dickerson - RB, Southern Methodist (1979-82)
Glenn Dorsey - DT, LSU (2004-07)
Jumbo Elliott - OT, Michigan (1984-87)
Jason Hanson - PK, Washington State (1988-91)
E.J. Henderson - LB, Maryland (1999-2002)
E.J. Junior - DE, Alabama (1977-80)
Steve McNair - QB, Alcorn State (1991-94)
Cade McNown - QB, UCLA (1995-98)
Leslie O'Neal - DT, Oklahoma State (1982-85)
Anthony Poindexter - DB, Virginia (1995-98)
David Pollack - DE, Georgia (2001-04)
Bob Stein - DE, Minnesota (1966-68)
Michael Westbrook - WR, Colorado (1991-94)
Elmo Wright - WR, Houston (1968-70)

COACHES:
Dick Sheridan - 121-52-5 (69.4%); Furman (1978-85), North Carolina State (1986-92)
Andy Talley - 258-155-2 (62.4%); St. Lawrence [NY] (1979-83), Villanova (1985-2016)


Bio:

GLENN DORSEY
Louisiana State University
Defensive Tackle, 2004-07


Despite being double- and sometimes triple-teamed, Glenn Dorsey terrorized offensive lines while guiding LSU to a national championship. The most decorated defensive player in school history becomes the 10th Tiger player to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

A two-time First Team All-American, Dorsey earned unanimous honors in 2007 after leading LSU to a win over Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game. During his stellar senior campaign, he won the Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi and Lott IMPACT trophies, becoming the first player in Tigers history to receive any of those awards. A team captain in 2007, Dorsey guided LSU to the conference title while earning SEC Defensive Player of the Year honors and being named a finalist for the Bednarik Award.

The two-time First Team All-SEC selection was the leader of one of the most successful four-year periods in LSU history, helping the Tigers to a 43-9 overall record during his career. A five-time SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week, Dorsey also guided LSU to the 2005 SEC West Division title and three other bowl games, including back-to-back wins in the 2005 Peach Bowl and 2007 Sugar Bowl. The anchor of a defense that rated No. 3 nationally in yards allowed in both his junior and senior seasons, he led the Tigers to top 10 final rankings in 2005 (No. 5), 2006 (No. 3) and 2007 (No. 1). Dorsey accumulated 179 total tackles, including 27 for loss and 13 sacks, while playing in 52 games for LSU, including 27 straight starts to end his career in Baton Rouge. He was honored as a member of the SEC Football Legends Class in 2017.

Dorsey, who opted to return to LSU for his senior season despite being projected as a first-round NFL
Draft pick as a junior, became the fifth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. He played five seasons with the Chiefs (2008-12) and four with the San Francisco 49ers (2013-16).

Off the field, he established the Glenn Dorsey Foundation, which focuses on teaching youth the importance of education. A motivational speaker, his community activities include donating food and water to flood victims in 2016, furnishing homes for the underprivileged and donating time and money to host Easter egg hunts in Louisiana.

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wileyjones51 months
Will never forget that intentional chop block by Auburn. Was never as dominant after that.
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southsidedell51 months
Eric Dickerson JUST made the HOF?!? How did that happen?
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rbdallas51 months
the main reason for SMUs death penalty investigation
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Displaced51 months
I sat next to him one time at Pluckers. He wiped out like 50 wings and never received a bill. Boss
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LSU Coyote51 months
Gonzales, LA - Home of Glenn Dorsey
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LSU82Cajun51 months
Glen Dorsey needs to be in the equation for both a retired jersey and a statue. The accolades after the 2007 NC championship was almost as noteworthy as Burrow’s and on par with what Chris Jackson did in Basketball.
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LSU82Cajun51 months
On top of that he is an exemplary American citizen.
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CharlesLSU51 months
Agree with it all except the Burrow compliment. Joe is the most decorated college football player in ncaa history.....just sayin.
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