Cavalier Corner

December 2021

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8 CAVALIER CORNER snapshot SELECT COMPANY Two-time All-American Anthony Poindexter was presented with his plaque after being inducted into the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame. Poindexter was honored at the National Football Foundation's Annual Awards Dinner that took place in Las Vegas on Dec. 7. The 1998 ACC Defensive Player of the Year, Poindexter was a finalist for both the Thorpe and Nagurski awards while playing for College Football Hall of Fame coach George Welsh. Poindexter becomes the fifth Cavalier player to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, joining Jim Dombrowski (1982-85), Bill Dudley (1939-41), Joe Palumbo (1949-51) and Tom Scott (1950-52). Three former Vir- ginia coaches are also in the Hall: Frank Murray (1937-45), Greasy Neale (1923-28) and Welsh (1982-2000). — Photo by Josh Hawkins, National Football Foundation

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