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Black College Football Hall of Fame has heavy SWAC flavor

The Black College Football Hall of Fame 2021 Class has been revealed. It has heavy SWAC flavor, especially Alcorn State.

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Coy Bacon – Jackson State

Defensive Lineman … Jackson State University (1962-1966) … Signed with the Dallas Cowboys as a free agent … Dallas Cowboys (1967) … Los Angeles Rams (1968-1972) … San Diego Chargers (1973-1975) … Cincinnati Bengals (1976-1977) … Washington Football Team (1978-1981) … USFL Washington Federals (1983) … Three-time All-Pro … In 1976 led the NFL with 21.5 sacks … Born August 30, 1942 … Died December 22, 2008.

Greg Coleman – FAMU

Punter … Florida A&M University (1972-1975) … Selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 14th round of the 1976 NFL Draft … Cincinnati Bengals (1976) … Cleveland Browns (1977) … Minnesota Vikings (1978-1987) … Washington Football Team (1988) … Earned the nickname “Coffin Corner” … First African American Punter in NFL history … Selected by the fans to the Vikings 40th Anniversary team … Born September 9, 1954.

Jimmie Giles – Alcorn State

Tight End … Alcorn State University (1973-1976) … Selected by the Houston Oilers in the third round of the 1977 NFL Draft … Houston Oilers (1976) … Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1978-1989) … Detroit Lions (1986-1987) … Philadelphia Eagles (1987-1989) … Four-time Pro Bowler … For his career, Giles caught 350 passes for 5,084 yards and 41 touchdowns … Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor … Born November 8, 1954.

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