McCartney, Bieniemy on Hall of Fame ballot

By: KKTV Sports Email
By: KKTV Sports Email
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page!

Former Colorado Buffaloes head coach Bill McCartney and running back Erick Bienemy have both been placed on the 2013 College Football Hall of Fame ballot.

There are 77 players and five coaches on the ballot.

McCartney led the Buffs to the 1990 National Championship and three Big Eight Conference titles. He is a Three-time Big Eight Coach of the Year and 1989 National Coach of the Year.

The legendary coach helped CU to nine bowl games in 13 seasons and coached 18 First Team All-America players, including Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam.

Bieniemy played in two national championships, leading the Buffs to 1990 national title. He was a unanimous First Team All-America and finished third in 1990 Heisman voting. He was also a two-time All-Big Eight pick, still holding eight CU records.

KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 195467091 -
Gray Television, Inc.