Crimson Tide great Antonio Langham to enter College Football Hall of Fame

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Antonio Langham’s jersey at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame (Jevante Shropshire/The Bama Buzz)

Alabama great Antonio Langham, the cornerback who made the game-winning late 4th quarter pick six during the first SEC Championship game in 1992, has been selected to join the 2024 class of College Football Hall of Fame class inductees.

26th Crimson Tide player or coach to be inducted into College Football HOF

The Town Creek, Alabama native and two-time All American will become the 26th player or head coach in University of Alabama history to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Along with his famous interception, here are some of Langham’s college football accomplishments with the Tide from 1990 to 1993:

  • Finished his four-year career at the Capstone with 141 tackles and a program-high 19 interceptions
  • Helped Alabama to 40 wins over four seasons, including two SEC Western Division Championships, one SEC Championship and one national title
  • Named the inaugural SEC Championship Most Valuable Player in 1992
  • Became UA’s first winner of the Thorpe Award in 1993, an honor that goes to the nation’s top defensive back
  • Selected as a first team All-American in 1992 and 1993 while earning unanimous honors during the ’93 campaign
  • Elected to the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 2019

Induction in December 2024

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Antonio Langham’s plaque at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame (Javante Shropshire/The Bama Buzz)

Langham will be inducted alongside 19 players and 3 coaches at the 66th National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 10, 2024 in Las Vegas. His accomplishments will be recognized at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Other notable Tide College Football HOF inductees include:

  • Fred Sington
  • Riley Smith
  • Don Hutson
  • Paul W, Bryant
  • Ozzie Newsome
  • John Hannah
  • Cornelius Bennett
  • Derrick Thomas
  • Gene Stallings
  • And several more

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