Three former Michigan State players make the ballot for the 2023 College Football Hall of Fame class

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Three Spartans have the chance to represent Michigan State football in the College Football Hall of Fame in their 2023 class.

They will look to join the 10 other Spartans who are currently in the prestigious group, with the last member inducted being Lorenzo White back in 2019.

Below, we took a look at each player with Michigan State ties who made the ballot for 2023.

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Ranking the wide receivers in the Big Ten heading into the 2022 season

Flozell Adams

USA TODAY Sports

Flozell Adams wan an All-American for the Spartans in 1997 while being named the Big Ten’s offensive lineman of the year. He was a five-time Pro Bowler in the NFL.

Darryl Rogers

Lansing State Journal

Darryl Rogers helped lead the Spartans to a Big Ten championship in 1978. He had a 129-84-7 record as a head coach in college football.

Gideon Smith

Gideon Smith was the first African-American athlete to play intercollegiate sports at MSU and was a three-year letter-winner from 1913-15. He was the head coach at Hampton University from 1921-40 where he helped lead the team to a 1922 Black college national championship.

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