hall of fame

One of the little known facts in college sports is the number of players from Historically Black Colleges & Universities in nine major Halls of Fame.

By the numbers: Canadian Football League– 8; Major League Baseball– 3; Naismith Hall of Fame (NBA)- 6 (3 coaches); National Federation of Track & Field– 11; Olympians– 19 men, 27 female; Pro Football (NFL)- 29. The HBCU conferences, NAIA, NCAA and College Football Halls are continuously adding members to their ranks.