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Tedy Bruschi is inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame


The too short, too small defensive lineman who played saxophone in the marching band at Roseville High School and went on to play college ball with Arizona Wildcats, is now a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. Bruschi was announced this morning as part of the 2013 induction class. Bruschi had 19 sacks in 1993 — more than Arizona has had as a team in each of the past two seasons  and helped the cats lead the nation in rushing defense (30.1 yards per game). Bruschi earned second-team All-America honors in 1993, was a consensus All-American in 1994 and a unanimous All-American in 1995 and in  his last game — a 31-28 win at Arizona State in 1995 — Bruschi tied the NCAA record of 52 sacks, shared by Alabama’s Derrick Thomas.

Bruschi became a New England Patriot, winning 3 Superbowl titles, earning two All-Pro selections, and was apart of the 16-0 regular season 2007 Patriots. Bruschi also went against the odds, overcoming a stroke, and continuing playing football at a high level.

Bruschi serves as an NFL analyst for ESPN now.

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