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Polamalu selected to College Football HOF

Former Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2019.

Polamalu, who played at USC, is one of 13 who will be enshrined on Dec. 10 in New York.

While at USC, Polamalu was a two-time All-American selection, including being a consensus All-American and Jim Thorpe Award finalist in 2002. The two-time team captain had 281 tackles and six interceptions while at USC.

Last year he was selected to the Pac-12 All-Century Team, as well as the USC Athletics Hall of Fame.

Polamalu was the Steelers No. 1 selection in the 2003 NFL Draft, the 16th pick overall, and played 12 seasons for the black and gold. He was a member of two Super Bowl winning teams, was a four-time All Pro selection, voted to the Pro Bowl eight times, and was the 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year.