Former Huskies offensive lineman Lincoln Kennedy, a unanimous first-team All-American in 1992 and a part of UW's national championship team in 1991, will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
Kennedy is one of 15 players and two coaches selected as part of the 2015 Hall of Fame class. He is UW's first inductee since defensive lineman Steve Emtman, and the Huskies' 11th Hall of Famer overall.
Here is Kennedy's bio from the National Football Foundation release:
One of the most dominant offensive linemen of his era, Lincoln Kennedy led the Washington Huskies to a perfect 12-0 national championship season in 1991. He becomes the 11th Husky to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. A unanimous First Team All-American in 1992, Kennedy led Washington to bowls all four seasons of his career, including three consecutive Rose Bowls. The 1992 First Team All-Pac-10 selection led the Huskies to three consecutive conference titles, and he is one of only three two-time recipients of the Morris Trophy as the best offensive lineman in the Pac-10. A captain his senior year, Kennedy twice received Washington’s lineman of the year award, and he allowed only two sacks in his four-year career. A 2004 inductee into the University of Washington Husky Hall of Fame, he played for College Football Hall of Fame coach Don James and alongside Hall of Famer Steve Emtman during his time in Seattle.
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The ninth overall selection by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1993 NFL Draft, Kennedy spent two seasons in Atlanta and nine seasons with the Oakland Raiders. The San Diego native was a two-time All-Pro selection and three-time Pro Bowler, and he led the Raiders to Super Bowl XXXVII.
Kennedy has previously served as an analyst on the NFL Network, and he owned and operated an insurance agency. He currently hosts a show on FOX Sports Radio every Saturday, and he is a member of the Oakland Raiders radio broadcast team.And here's the entire 2015 Hall of Fame class:
TREV ALBERTS – LB, Nebraska (1990-93)BRIAN BOSWORTH – LB, Oklahoma (1984-86)BOB BREUNIG – LB, Arizona State (1972-74)SEAN BREWER – DL, Millsaps (Miss.) (1989-92)RUBEN BROWN – OT, Pittsburgh (1991-94)WES CHANDLER – SE, Florida (1974-77)THOM GATEWOOD – SE, Notre Dame (1969-71)DICK JAURON – RB, Yale (1970-72)CLINTON JONES – HB, Michigan State (1964-66)LINCOLN KENNEDY – OT, Washington (1989-92)ROB LYTLE (deceased) – RB, Michigan (1974-76)MICHAEL PAYTON – QB, Marshall (1989-92)ART STILL – DE, Kentucky (1974-77)ZACH THOMAS – LB, Texas Tech (1992-95)RICKY WILLIAMS – RB, Texas (1995-98)
BILL SNYDER – 187-94-1 (66.5%); Kansas State (1989-2005, 2009-Present)JIM TRESSEL – 229-79-2 (74.2%); Youngstown State (1986-2000) and Ohio State (2001-10)