"Joey Heisman" leads Class of 2012 into HoF

Harrington, Davis, Fellers, Davis and '62 Beavs to be inducted to Oregon Sports Hall, Nov. 13
Oct. 10, 2012

University of Oregon standout Joey Harrington, who finished fourth in the voting for the Heisman Trophy in 2002 and thew for more than 14,000 yards in six NFL seasons, leads the Class of 2012 into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, Nov. 13, at the Multnomah Athletic Club.

Darrell "Mouse" Davis, who guided Portland State to national prominence in the 1970s as its head coach, equestrian great Rich Fellers, former University of Oregon athletic director Leo Davis and the 1962 Oregon State football team that reached the Cotton Bowl, will also be inducted as part of the 33rd annual class. 

Harrington, who graduated from Portland's Central Catholic High School, guided the Ducks to the 2002 Fiesta Bowl, then was selected No. 3 by the Detroit Lions in the NFL Draft, which included Drew Brees, Michael Vick and Tom Brady. Harrington played four seasons with the Lions, one season with the Miami Dolphins and one season with the Atlanta Falcons. This fall, he began as a college football analyst with FOX.

Davis played football at Oregon and guided Hillsboro High to the state title in 1973 while developing an offense that came to be known as the "Run and Shoot." At PSU, Davis coached both June Jones and Neil Lomax as the Vikings led the nation in scoring three times. He has been a head coach in numerous pro leagues, including the USFL, Arena Football League and World League of American Football, as well as an offensive coordinator in both the NFL and CFL.

Fellers has represented the U.S. at numerous international competitions during a career that has extended more than 40 years and has included prize winnings approaching $1 million.

Davis was a longtime sports columnist at The Oregonian.

The '62 Beavers featured Heisman Trophy winner Terry Baker and won the Liberty Bowl.

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