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Former Saints stars Wes Chandler, Ricky Williams to go into College Football Hall of Fame

Class of 2015 announced Friday

Two former New Orleans Saints stars - receiver Wes Chandler and running back Ricky Williams - on Friday were named to the 2015 Class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

Williams played at Texas from 1995-98 and won a Hesiman Trophy with the Longhorns before being drafted by the Saints in the first round of the 1999 draft (fifth overall). Chandler starred at Florida from 1974-77 before the Saints selected him in the first round (No. 3 overall) of the 1978 draft.

Williams played with the Saints for three seasons before he was traded to the Miami Dolphins. His best season in New Orleans was in 2001 when he ran for 1,245 yards and six touchdowns on 313 carries. He retired from the NFL following the 2011 season, which he spent on Baltimore's roster.

Chandler played with the Saints from 1978-81 and caught 65 passes for 1,069 yards in 1980 with six touchdowns. Chandler spent the bulk of his pro career with the San Diego Chargers but played for the San Francisco 49ers in 1988, his final year in the league.

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