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Four Nittany Lions Up For 2019 HOF Induction

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Bobby Engram, Jeff Hartins, Steve Wisinewski and Glenn Killinger are all up for the honor

Bobby Engram

A quartet of Penn Staters will be looking join class of 2018 inductee Kerry Collins, among others, in the College Football Hall of Fame.

Bobby Engram, Jeff Hartings and Steve Wisinewski are all on the 2019 ballot as players while Glenn Killinger, who was an All-American quarterback for the Nittany Lions in 1921, is up for induction as the winningest coach in the history of West Chester University.

Engram and Hartings both starred offensively for the Nittany Lions on in the early to mid-1990s on some of the best offenses that college football has ever seen.

Wisinewski was a star guard on the 1986 National Championship team and a three-year starter for Penn State.

Per a press release from Penn State Athletics: “To be eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot, players must have been named a first-team All-America by a major/national selector as recognized and utilized by the NCAA for their consensus All-America teams; played their last year of intercollegiate football at least 10 years prior to nomination; played within the last 50 years and cannot be currently playing professional football. Once nominated for consideration, all player candidates are submitted to one of eight District Screening Committees, which conducts a vote to determine who will appear on the ballot and represent their respective districts.”

For more information and the full release, check here.