Former Chiefs Guard Shields Named to College Football Hall of Fame

7 years 10 months 4 days ago Tuesday, May 17 2011 May 17, 2011 Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:52:21 PM CDT May 17, 2011 in Sports
Source: Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Former Nebraska guard Will Shields will join the College Football Hall of Fame, but quarterback Tommie Frazier was overlooked in the voting this year.

Shields was one of 16 players and coaches named to the hall on Tuesday. He was a consensus first-team All-America guard and 1992 Outland Trophy winner. Shields helped lead the Huskers to three NCAA rushing titles before starting his long career with the Kansas
City Chiefs.

Frazier didn't get enough votes despite leading the Cornhuskers to perfect seasons and national championships in 1994-95. He was the 1995 Heisman Trophy runner-up and the Big Eight offensive player of the year.

To be eligible for the hall, players must have been a first-team All-American, played at least 10 years ago and cannot be currently playing pro football.

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