Sealy product, SMU star Eric Dickerson headed to College Football Hall of Fame

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It was simply a matter of time.

Already a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Sealy product turned SMU superstar Eric Dickerson was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday, adding another honor onto his illustrious resume.

During his time with the Mustangs from 1979 to 1982, the running back rushed for 4,450 yards and 47 touchdowns before being selected second overall in the 1983 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams.

Along with Dickerson, Houston wide receiver Elmo Wright was elected to the class.

Wright (Sweeny)  had 3,347 yards and 34 touchdowns with the Cougars and was the 16th selection in the 1971 NFL Draft, going to the Kansas City Chiefs.

The induction ceremony will be Dec. 8 in New York City.

PLAYERS:
Lomas Brown – OT, Florida (1981-84)
Keith Byars – RB, Ohio State (1982-85)
Eric Crouch – QB, Nebraska (1998-2001)
Eric Dickerson – RB, Southern Methodist (1979-82)
Glenn Dorsey – DT, LSU (2004-07)
Jumbo Elliott – OT, Michigan (1984-87)
Jason Hanson – PK, Washington State (1988-91)
E.J. Henderson – LB, Maryland (1999-2002)
E.J. Junior – DE, Alabama (1977-80)
Steve McNair – QB, Alcorn State (1991-94)
Cade McNown – QB, UCLA (1995-98)
Leslie O’Neal – DT, Oklahoma State (1982-85)
Anthony Poindexter – DB, Virginia (1995-98)
David Pollack – DE, Georgia (2001-04)
Bob Stein – DE, Minnesota (1966-68)
Michael Westbrook – WR, Colorado (1991-94)
Elmo Wright – WR, Houston (1968-70)

COACHES:
Dick Sheridan – 121-52-5 (69.4%); Furman (1978-85), North Carolina State (1986-92)
Andy Talley – 258-155-2 (62.4%); St. Lawrence [NY] (1979-83), Villanova (1985-2016)

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