Former K-State quarterback Michael Bishop has been nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame.
Bishop is one of 75 players and six coaches listed on the Hall of Fame’s 2017 ballot.
Players including Peyton Manning, Tony Gonzalez, Eric Crouch, Troy Polamalu, Brian Urlacher, Marshall Faulk, Eric Dickerson, Tim Couch, Matt Leinart and Ray Lewis.
The six coaches nominated: Jim Carlen, Pete Cawthon Sr., Danny Ford, Billy Jack Murphy, Darryl Rogers, Steve Spurrier.
Bishop was a 1998 consensus First Team All-American and winner of the Davey O’Brien Award. The 1998 Heisman Trophy runner-up led K-State to the 1998 Big 12 North title and berth in conference championship. Bishop set 14 conference and 34 school records and boasts longest pass play in K-State history (97 yards).
The official class of 2017 will be announced on Jan. 6 in Tampa, Florida.