The National Football Foundation released their ballot of former college greats for possible induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Former Michigan State head coach Darryl Rogers is among the 88 candidates being considered for election.
Former Michigan State
head coach Darryl Rogers is among those who were named to the latest National Football Foundations list of possible candidates to be enshrined into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2011.
Rogers, who coached at Michigan State from 1976-79, guided the Spartans to a record of 24-18-2 (.568) during his four years in East Lansing.
During his time at MSU, Rogers coached three first-team All-Americans in Kirk Gibson, Mark Brammer, and Ray Stachowicz and led the Spartans to the 1978 Big Ten championship.
Honored as Big Ten Coach of the Year in 1978, Rogers put one of the greatest offensive teams in Spartans history on the field setting MSU single-season records for points scored and scoring average.
Rogers was a college head coach for 20 seasons with stops at Cal State Hayward, Fresno State, San Jose State, Michigan State, and Arizona State.