Stinchcomb, from Lilburn, played at Georgia from 1995-98 and was a first-round draft pick in 1999. The former All-American played seven NFL seasons with the Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers before he retired in 2006 following complications from back surgery.
“I’d like to also congratulate Matt, who is a close friend, still his close friend and played together with Matt here and what a great honor bestowed to him and certainly deserves it,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said Monday. “He's having a bright career with the SEC Network, and what a great honor it is to have him representing the University of Georgia (in the) Hall of Fame. So appreciate that, and honor to him.”