3 results for tag: E.J. Junior


Legends on College FB HoF Ballot

Five Seahawks Legends and two Seahawks coaches are on the 2019 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced the names, including 76 players and six coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and 100 players and 32 coaches from the divisional ranks. The announcement of the 2019 Class will be made on January 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. The 2019 class will officially be inducted during the 62nd NFF Annual Awards Dinner on December 10, 2019. Bobby Engram, Wide Receiver-Penn State-1994. First Team All-American and recipient of the Biletnikoff Award as the ...

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More Legends for the Hall of Fame?

Four Seahawks Legends and one former Seahawks assistant coach are among the nominees for the 2018 Class of the College Football Hall of Fame. The nominees are: Robert Gallery (guard - 2011), Jacob Green (defensive end - 1980-1992), E.J. Junior (linebacker - 1992-1993), Dave Dickenson (quarterback - 2002), and former linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. (2010-2014). The announcement of the 2018 Class will be made Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. The city is serving as the host for the CFP National Championship, which will be played later that day at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The 2018 class will officially be inducted ...

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E.J. Junior to Enter Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

By Bill Boehlke Former Seahawks linebacker and linebackers coach Ester James (E.J.) Junior is one of eleven inductees to be enshrined into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame at its annual banquet on February 19th in Nashville, Tennessee. A graduate of Maplewood High School in Nashville, Junior played at the University of Alabama for Bear Bryant where he was a two-time All-American. During his career at Alabama, the Tide won two national Championships (1978-79), he was named SEC Player of the Year and was named an All SEC selection three times. Following graduation, the St. Louis Cardinals selected Junior as the fifth overall pick in the first ...

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