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Lawyer Milloy, Dave Hoffmann to be inducted into Husky hall of fame

Post by Ryan Divish on May 30, 2012 at 3:25 pm with No Comments »
May 30, 2012 4:04 pm
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University of Washington announced the inductees for the 2012 Husky Hall of Fame class, which includes two stand-out football players form the Huskies glory days.

Hard hitting safety Lawyer Milloy (1993-95)  and linebacker Dave Hoffman (1989-92) were part of the six person class that also Chet Crile (men’s tennis, 1990-93), Giuliana Mendiola (women’s basketball, 2001-04),  Tiffany Simpson (women’s gymnastics, 1996-98, 2000), and O.D. Vincent III (men’s golf, 1987-89, 1991).

“We are excited to welcome such a heralded group into the Husky Hall of Fame,” John Otness, Director of the Big W Club said. “These former student-athletes all enjoyed tremendous success at the University of Washington and are proud Husky ambassadors.”

People remember that Milloy was outstanding football player, but he was also a starting center fielder for the baseball team.

Some of Milloy’s accomplishments include …

Letters Won: 6 (1993-95 [football]; 1993-95 [baseball])

National Honors (football)

  • Unanimous first-team All-America in 1995 (football)
  • One of only six unanimous All-America selections in UW football history

Conference Honors

  • Two-time first-team All-Pac-10 (1994 and 1995) (football)

Other Athletic Honors/Awards

  • Led UW in tackles in 1994 (106) and 1995 (115)
  • Winner of Chuck Niemi Big Hit Award (1995) (football)
  • Member of 1993 Pac-10 North baseball champion team
  • Member of 1994 baseball team that finished second at NCAA Regional

Post-UW Athletic Accomplishments

  • Drafted by the New England Patriots in the 2nd round of the 1996 NFL Draft
  • Played 15 seasons in the NFL
  • Four-time Pro Bowl selection (1998, 1999, 2001, 2002)
  • Three-time All-Pro selection (1998, 1999, 2001)
  • Member of New England’s Super Bowl XXXVI championship team
  • Member of two AFC championship teams (1996, 2002)
  • Named to New England Patriots All-1990s and All-2000s teams
  • Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 29th round of the 1991 MLB Draft and by the Detroit Tigers in the 19th round of the 1995 MLB Draft

Here’s some of Hoffman’s accolades …


Letters Won: 4 (1989-’92)

National Honors

  • One of three finalists for the 1992 Butkus Award
  • Named first-team All-America by Football News and the football writers in 1991
  • Named first-team All-America by America Football Coaches’ Association and by Playboy magazine in 1992

Conference Honors

  • Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year in 1992
  • First-team All-Pac-10 (1991, 1992)

Other Athletic Honors/Awards

  • Started all 12 games for 1991 National Champion football team
  • Started every game for 1990, 1991 and 1992 Pac-10 champion football teams
  • Won UW’s Guy Flaherty Most Inspirational Award in 1992
  • Named UW Most Valuable Player in 1991
  • Won Chuck Niemi Big Hit Award in 1990
  • Won Earle T. Glant Tough Husky Award in 1991
  • Led the Huskies in tackles three straight seasons (1990, 1991 and 1992)
  • 1992 team captain
  • Played in the East-West Shrine Game and the Hula Bowl following senior season

Post-UW Accomplishments

  • Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 6th round of the 1993 NFL Draft
  • Played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1993
  • Following football career, joined the United States Secret Service

 

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