Tracy Ham was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame
He helped put the Georgia Southern football team on the map. And now he's a college football hall of famer. Tracy Ham led Georgia Southern to two consecutive Football Championship Subdivision national titles in 1985 and '86 - all within the school's first three years at the FCS level.
Ham, who currently holds 20 game, season and career records and 21 playoff game records, ranks first in all-time career passing yards and total offense at the school. He is also GSU's career leader in passing touchdowns. A versatile threat, Ham racked up over 3,000 career rushing yards, placing him sixth in the Eagles' all-time rushing ranks.
He was named First Team All-America in 1986, Ham's was in the nation's ‘Top 20' in passing efficiency, scoring, total offense and rushing during his senior campaign. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1987 NFL Draft and went on to play 13 successful seasons in the Canadian Football League, including two Grey Cups and league MVP laurels in 1989.