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WV Native, Marshall Great Randy Moss Learns of CFB HOF Induction on Live TV



Randy Moss at Marshall

As announced to him live during ESPN’s Sunday Countdown show, West Virginia native and football legend Randy Moss has been elected to the 2024 College Football Hall of Fame. He is part of the 2024 class and received the news alongside his ESPN colleague and fellow 2024 class member Alex Smith.

Moss made the ballot in June after being nominated by Marshall on May 26. Moss, who is being inducted for his time at Marshall, then followed up his illustrious college career by becoming one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history.

Marshall’s football X (Twitter) account shared video of the announcement with Moss’ reaction.

There were 78 players and nine coaches from the FBS and another 101 players and 32 coaches from the remaining Divisions on the 2024 ballot.

Before catching the NFL by storm in 1998, the Rand, West Virginia native caught 174 passes for 3,529 yards and 54 touchdowns in two seasons at Marshall. He set several national and school records during his time in college football.

Randy Moss won the 1997 Biletnikoff Award, presented to the nation’s best wide receiver. He 26 touchdowns set an FBS (Division-I) record. Overall, Moss recorded 96 receptions for 1,820 yards that season.

In his final season at WVU in 1969, he led the Mountaineers to 10 wins, defeating South Carolina in the Peach Bowl.

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