IRVING, Texas — Former University of Wyoming wide receiver Marcus Harris and coach Dennis Erickson are on the ballot this year for the College Football Hall of Fame.
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced Monday the names for the 2019 ballot, which includes 76 players and six coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and 100 players and 32 coaches from the divisional ranks.
Harris lettered for UW from 1993-96, and is the Cowboys’ career leader in receptions (259) and receiving yards (4,518), and is second in receiving touchdowns (38). Harris holds three of UW’s top four marks for single-season receiving yards, including the No. 1 spot with 1,650 on 109 catches in 1996.
Harris also holds UW single-game records for receiving yards (260 in 1994) and catches (16, done two times in 1996).
Harris is one of three wide receivers in NCAA history to record three seasons of 1,400 or more receiving yards.
Erickson coached UW in 1986. He also has coached at the college level and Idaho (twice), Washington State, Miami (Fla.), Oregon State and Washington State. Erickson won two national titles at Miami in 1989 and 1991.
Erickson also has been a head coach in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers.
The 2019 ballot was emailed Monday to the more than 12,000 NFF members and current Hall of Famers whose votes will be tabulated and submitted to the NFF’s Honors Courts, which will deliberate and select the class.
The announcement of the 2019 Class will be made Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, California. The 2019 class will officially be inducted during the 62nd NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 10, 2019, at the New York Hilton Midtown.