Sylacauga football’s Langham nominated for College Football Hall of Fame

SYLACAUGA Ala. – Sylacauga assistant football coach and former University of Alabama defensive back Antonio Langham has been nominated for the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame.

On Tuesday, the College Football Hall of Fame and National Football Foundation released its list of nominees for the 2021 induction class into the College Football Hall of Fame.

The announcement was delayed a week due to the protest in Atlanta, that left damages to the College Football Hall of Fame.

This years nominations included 78 players and seven coaches from the FBS levels, plus 99 players and 33 coaches from other divisions.

To be eligible for induction into the Hall of Fame, a player must have received first team All-American honors by a selector recognized by the NCAA. Langham was a unanimous first team All-American in 1993, winning the Thorpe Award. Langham was a three-time All-SEC selection and starter on the Crimson Tide’s 1992 national championship team. Langham is also UA’s leader in career interceptions and a first round NFL draft pick.

The 2021 inducting class will be announce in early next year.