Vinny Testaverde, former Jets quarterback, selected to College Football Hall of Fame

Vinny Testaverde talks to the media after holding

Vinny Testaverde talks to the media after holding a press conference concerning his return to the Jets. (Credit: Newsday, 2005/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Heisman Trophy winner Vinny Testaverde of Miami has been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Testaverde is one of 12 former players to be picked by the National Football Foundation as part of the latest Hall of Fame class.

The rest of the class, which also will include two coaches, will be announced Tuesday morning during a news conference at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.

Testaverde played four seasons for the Hurricanes and won the Heisman as a senior in 1986. He finished his career with 48 touchdown passes and Miami went 23-3 in Testaverde's starts. He went on to become the No. 1 overall pick in the 1987 NFL draft and played 21 seasons in the NFL.

Testaverde's selection was announced Monday on ESPN.

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