Former All-American defensive back Charles Woodson and six others will make up Michigan’s 2017 Hall of Honor class, the school’s athletic department announced Tuesday.
The group also includes Gil LaRose (men’s gymnastics), Norvard Nalan (wrestling), Mary (Fischbach) Jones (women’s swimming and diving), Lisa (Larsen) Rainsberger (women’s track & field/cross country), Marty Turco (ice hockey) and MaliVai Washington (men’s tennis). The university will honor these individuals in the spring.
— Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) September 5, 2017
Woodson, a two-time first-team All-American, is still the only defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy. He won the award in 1997 while leading the Wolverines to a national championship.
After becoming the fourth selection in the 1998 NFL Draft, Woodson went on to become a nine-time Pro Bowler and four-time first-team All-Pro. He also made the NFL 2000s All-Decade team.
His time at Michigan may also soon earn him a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame.
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