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Bobby Bowden - The late great Bowden coached the Florida State Seminoles from 1976 to 2009 and is considered one of the greatest college football coaches of all time for his accomplishments with the Seminoles. The great Bobby Bowden finished his career with a 377-129-4 overall record, and two National Championship victories! Bowden married Ann Estock, his childhood sweetheart, in 1949 and the couple raised six children and 21 grandchildren. We are honored to induct Coach Bowden to the Hula Bowl Hall of Fame. Bowden coached the Hula Bowl three times in his career in 1987, 1991 and 1997.
The greatest pass rusher ever in the NFL will be inducted into the 2023 Hula Bowl Hall of Fame! The Late Great White played 15 years in the NFL after playing two years in the USFL! Before entering the Supplemental Draft, White would play in the 1984 Hula Bowl and dominate. White was selected in the 1984 Supplemental Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles and would go on to play for the Packer and Eagles before retiring. White was a two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year and 13-time Pro Bowler. He is second All-Time behind Bruce Smith with 198 sacks. He was nicknamed the "the Minister of Defense" for his amazing work off the field as an evangelist. White was inducted into he College Football Hall of Fame as well as the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and we welcome him into the Hula Bowl Hall of Fame.
Willie Roaf - played college football for Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, where he earned consensus All-American honors. He was a first-round pick in the 1993 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL. Roaf was a 1993 Hula Bowl Alumni, an 11-time Pro Bowl selection and nine-time All-Pro, he was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Roaf started 189 games and finished all 189 games!
Steve Bartkowski - Bartkowski was a consensus All-American his senior season in 1974 at the University of California, Berkeley when he led the nation in passing. Bartkowksi would become a first round pick in 1975 after a terrific Hula Bowl performance. Bartkowski was chosen with the first overall pick in the 1975 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons (after the Falcons acquired the pick in a trade with the Colts). Bartkowski was named the NFL Rookie of the Year. Bartkowski would go on to play for the Rams as well before finishing his career with 156 touchdowns and 24,124 passing yards.
One of West Virginia Mountaineers greatest football players will be inducted into the 2023 Hula Bowl Hall of Fame! Talley played in four Super Bowls with the Buffalo Bills and had a tremendous career after dominating the 1983 Hula Bowl. Talley would end up being drafted by the Bills in the second round in 1983, and would go on to become a 2x First Team All-Pro and land on the Bills Wall of Fame. Talley played for the Falcons, and Vikings as well and finished his career with 1,252 tackles and 38.5 sacks.
You may remember him for his tremendous Wrestling career, but prior to becoming a professional wrestler, Simmons played defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL), Canadian Football League (CFL) and United States Football League (USFL) for four seasons during the 1980s. Simmons played in the 1981 Hula Bowl where he dominated offensive linemen. Simmons played professionally for the NFL's Cleveland Browns, the CFL's Ottawa Rough Riders and the USFL's Tampa Bay Bandits. In 1979 Simmons finished ninth in the Heisman voting behind the winner, Charles White of USC. Simmons would go on to have a Legendary career in the WWE, becoming the first black world champion in professional wrestling history.
WELCOME HOME! We are excited to announce Brandon Marshall the UCF great is coming home to be inducted into the 2023 Hula Bowl Hall of Fame! In 2006, Marshall would have an amazing Hula Bowl performance catching the eye of NFL teams. Marshall had a tremendous career at UCF hauling in 112 receptions, 1,674 receiving yards, and 13 touchdowns in his collegiate career. He would be drafted by Denver Broncos in the fourth round and later walk away a 6x Pro Bowler. Marshall played for seven NFL teams, and racked up 12,351 yards on 970 receptions scoring 83 touchdowns. Marshall is one of six players in NFL history to catch at least 100 passes in three consecutive seasons, and still has an NFL record with 21 receptions in one game.
The Hula Bowl College All-Star game is committed to recognizing the individuals that have contributed to the history, the integrity, and the future of the game both on and off the field. Marcus Allen is a former American football running back and analyst who played in the NFL for 16 seasons, primarily with tho Los Angeles Raiders. Considered one of the greatest goal line and short-yard runners in NFL history, he was selected 10th overall by the Raiders in the 1982 NFL Draft, following a successful college football career at USC. He was a member of the Raiders for 11 seasons and spent his last five seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs. During his professional career, Allen ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes for 5,412 yards. He also scored 145 touchdowns, including a then-league-record 123 rushing touchdowns, and was elected to six Pro Bowls. While with the Raiders, he helped the team win Super Bowl XVIll. He was the first NFL player to gain more than 10,000 rushing yards and 5,000 receiving yards during his career. Allen has the distinction of being the only player to have won the Heisman Trophy, an NCAA national championship, the Super Bowl, and be named NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP. He was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Pro Football. Hall of Fame in 2003. In recognition of these achievements and his commitment to the game, We therefore request that you join us in congratulating Marcus Allen as a 2022 Inductee to the Hula Bowl Hali of Fame this 13th day of January 2022, in Orlando Florida.
The Hula Bowl College All Star game is committed to recognizing those individuals that have contributed to the history, the integrity, and the future of the game both on and off the field. Tim Brown is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, where he won the Heisman Trophy. He spent sixteen years with the T. BROWN during LosAngeles/ Oakland Raiders, which he ,91 established himself as one of the NFL's greatest wide receivers of all time. Brown has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In 2015, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On January 31, 2015, Brown was selected for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ho was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 8, 2015. ln recognition of these achievements and his commitment to the game. We therefore request that you join us in congratulating Tim Brown as a 2022 inductee to the Hula Bowl Hall Of Fame this 15th day of January 2022, in Orlando Florida.
The Hula Bowl College All Star game is committed to recognizing those individuals that have contributed to the history, the integrity, and the future of the game both on and off the field. Steve Spurrier is a former American football player and coach often referred to by his nickname, "the Head Ball Coach". Steve Spurrier was born in Miami Beach, Florida and grew up in Tennessee, where he was a multi-sport all-state athlete at Science Hill High School in Johnson City. He attended the University of Florida, where he won the 1966 Heisman Trophy as a college football quarterback with the Florida Gators. The San Francisco 49ers picked him in the first round of the 1967 NFL draft, and he spent a decade playing professionally in the National Football League (NFL), mainly as a backup quarterback and punter. Spurrier was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1986. In recognition to his contributions to the university and its football program, the University of Florida officially renamed the Gators' home field "Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in 2016. We therefore request that you join us in congratulating Steve Spurrier as a 2022 inductee to the Hula Bowl Hall of Fame this 13th day of January 2022, in Orlando Florida.
This Hula Bowl College All Star game is committed to recognizing those individuals that have contributed to the history, the integrity, and the future of the game both on and off the field. For this reason, we recognize Lou Holtz is a former American football player, coach, and analyst. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1969-1971), North Carolina State University (1972-1975), the New York Jets (1976), the University of Arkansas (1977-1983), the University of Minnesota (1984-1985), the University of Notre Dame (1986-1996), and the University of South Carolina (1999-2004), compiling a career record of 249-132-7. Holtz's 1988 Notre Dame team went 12-0 with a victory in the Fiesta Bowl and was the consensus national champion. Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings. In recognition of these achievements and his commitment to the game, We therefore request that you join us in congratulating Lou Holtz as a 2022 inductee to the Hula Bowl Hall Of Fame this 15th day of January 2022, in Orlando Florida.
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