5. 2. 1951: First Class Is Almost Best
Six of the eight Pac-12 representatives in the inaugural College Football Hall of Fame class were coaches — including legendary Stanford coaches Walter Camp, Pop Warner and Fielding H. Yost.
Camp, Warner and Yost were considered pioneers in the sport and known as the founding fathers of modern-day football.
Howard Jones won five Rose Bowls and four national titles for Southern California.
Harold Muller became the first West Coast player to be named an All-American.
George “Wildcat” Wilson is one of three Huskies to have their jersey retired by Washington and is a member of the College Football and Rose Bowl Halls of Fame.
Walter Camp, Coach — Stanford
Gil Dobie, Coach — Washington
Howard Jones, Coach — USC
Andrew Kerr, Coach – Stanford
Harold Muller, End — California
Pop Warner, Coach — Stanford
George Wilson, RB — Washington
Fielding H. Yost, Coach — Stanford