Wuerffel looks to be the 10th Gator inducted to the HOF

For the second straight year former Florida quarterback and Heisman trophy winner Danny Wuerffel has been selected to be on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame.

Wuerffel is joined on the ballot by 77 other players as well as five coaches, all of whom are looking to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on December 10th of this year.

So far nine other Gators have been selected to the Hall of Fame, previous inductees are Dale Van Sickel, Steve Spurrier, Jack Youngblood, Emmitt Smith, Wilber Marshall and Carlos Alvarez as players.

Charles Bachman, Ray Graves and Doug Dickey were elected into the hall of fame as coaches.

During Wuerffel’s career he led Florida to four SEC championships and one national championship. Wuerffel also set 48 different records, 4 of which are NCAA records.

In order to be eligible for the ballot the player must have been a First Team All-American and be out of football for at least 10 years.

Tony Boselli, Tedy Bruschi,  Eric Crouch, Randall Cunningham, Ron Dayne, Eric Dickerson and Tommy Frazier are some of the notable players up for induction as well.

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Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.