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Tony Boselli inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame

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Regarded as the best player in franchise history, Tony Boselli was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Thursday afternoon.

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Three-time All-American.
1994 Morris Trophy winner.
The No. 2 overall pick in the 1995 NFL Draft.

These are just a few of the many accolades that helped Tony Boselli, arguably the best player in Jaguars history, earn a place in the College Football Hall of Fame on Thursday afternoon. His fellow inductees included just one other offensive lineman: Willie Roaf of Louisiana Tech.

In my opinion, Boselli is the only Jaguars player who could be a consideration for the NFL Hall of Fame. Dominant doesn't quite do him justice. He made the Pro Bowl in five of his first six seasons. He was an All-Pro from 1997 through 1999. He's on the NFL All-Decade team for the 1990's, despite only playing the latter half of it.

In a time where there were some very good offensive tackles, such as Jonathan Ogden and Bruce Armstrong, Boselli made a big name for himself in the smallest market in the league.

After retiring from football, Boselli has been every bit of excellent off the field as he was on it. The Boselli Foundation, which helps children living in at-risk Jacksonville neighborhoods, helps kids succeed in the classroom, at home, and on the field. He's invested in his neighborhood, his community, and in the Jaguars franchise.

I can't think of a more deserving player to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Congrats, Tony.