Payton heads class of new blacks in college football hall of fame

September 1996
Jet;09/02/96, Vol. 90 Issue 16, p54
Reports that Walter Payton headed a class of five black athletes into the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana. Billy `White Shoes' Johnson; Buck Buchanan; Tyrone McGriff; Wilbert Montgomery; Their college football statistics.


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