Ben selected to MAC Hall of Fame

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame at a part of the 2015 Induction Class.

Roethlisberger, who went to Miami University, is one of five new members who will be inducted at the MAC Honor's Dinner on May 27 in Cleveland.

The top photos of QB Ben Roethlisberger throughout 2014 season.

"It is only appropriate for our Conference to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of our former student-athletes, coaches and administrators, specifically these five individuals, and their achievements during their time competing in the Mid-American Conference," said Dr. Jon Steinbrecher, MAC Commissioner.  "We are honored to welcome them to the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame.

"The Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame is a testament to the achievements of those that have competed and served in this great Conference."

Roethlisberger, the Steelers 1st round draft pick in 2004, completed 854 of 1,304 pass attempts for 10,829 yards and 84 touchdowns in his three seasons at Miami. His junior year he threw for 4,486 yards and 37 touchdowns en route to a MAC Championship and GMAC Bowl victory.

Roethlisberger ranks first in completion percentage (.655) and touchdowns (84) at Miami, and second in pass attempts (854), completions (1,304), yards (10,829) and total offense (11,075).

Being inducted along with Roethlisberger are Casey Cunningham (Central Michigan, wrestling), Bob Parks (Eastern Michigan, men's cross country, men's track and field), Gary Pinkel (Toledo/Kent State, football) and George Dales (Western Michigan, men's cross country, men's track and field).

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