Beamer, Brown highlight 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class
Woodson, Ed Reed, Calvin Johnson among inductees
Legendary coaches Frank Beamer and Mack Brown highlight the 13-man field of 2018 College Football Hall of Fame inductees announced Monday.
Brown won 244 games in a 30-year head coaching career, including 158 at Texas, where he spent 16 seasons and won a national title in 2005.
Beamer took over at Virginia Tech in 1987 after six seasons at Murray State and earned 238 of his career 280 coaching victories at the school. He led the Hokies to the BCS championship game following the 1999 season, where they lost to Florida State 46-29.
Other highlights of the class of 2018 include 1997 Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson of Michigan (1995-97), Miami safety Ed Reed (1998-2001) and Georgia Tech receiver Calvin Johnson (2004-06).
The new inductees were announced in Atlanta, site of Monday night's College Football Playoff national championship game between Alabama and Georgia.
The class of 2018 will be officially inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Dec. 4 in New York.
The rest of the group includes: Rice running back Trevor Cobb (1989-92), Penn State quarterback Kerry Collins (1991-94), Montana quarterback Dave Dickenson (1992-95), Illinois linebacker Dana Howard (1991-94), Temple running back Paul Palmer (1983-86), Georgia offensive tackle Matt Stinchcomb (1995-98), Nebraska offensive lineman Aaron Taylor (1994-97) and former Austin College and Northwest Missouri State coach Mel Tjeerdsma (1984-2010).