Gene Stallings elected to college football's Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) - Paris, Texas native and former Texas A&M and Alabama coach Gene Stallings is among the 14 newly elected members of the College Football Hall of Fame.

The late Pat Tillman and Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard are also members of the newest class of inductees announced by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Thursday.

Tillman played linebacker for Arizona State from 1944-97 and gave up an NFL career to enlist in the Army in 2002. He killed while serving in Iraq in 2004. Howard was a wide receiver for Michigan and won the Heisman in 1991.

Former Aggies defensive lineman Ray Childress was also selected for induction.

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