Mike Hass To Be Inducted Into College Football Hall Of Fame


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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Former Oregon State wide receiver Mike Hass has been named to the 64thclass of the National Football Hall of Fame. The honor was announced Monday by the National Football Foundation and Hass will become the fifth Oregon State player or coach to go into the Hall of Fame.

Hass joins former standout players Terry Baker (1960-62) and Bill Enyart (1966-68) as well as head coaches Dennis Erickson (1999-2001) and Tommy Prothro (1955-64) in the Hall of Fame.

“On behalf of the Oregon State program and Beaver Nation, I’d like to congratulate Mike on being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame,” Oregon State Football Head Coach Jonathan Smith said. “He had a historic and impactful career at Oregon State and his entry into the College Football Hall of Fame is well-deserved.”

Hass, a Beaverton, Ore., native, was the winner of the 2005 Biletnikoff Award, which is given annually to the nation’s top receiver. He set a then-Oregon State record with 1,532 receiving yards that season, which broke his previous mark of 1,379 set the prior year.

Hass was named a First-Team All-American over two different seasons. He was named an ESPN.com First-Team All-American in 2004 and 2005. He was also selected first team by the Associated Press and Walter Camp Football Foundation in 2005. In addition, Hass was named a third-teamer by the AP in 2004.

He is the only player in Oregon State history to post three 1,000-yard seasons, and still holds the program’s career record with 3,924 receiving yards. He is fourth with 220 receptions.

Hass is also first with 19 career 100-yard efforts and tied for second with 20 receiving touchdowns. He holds the OSU single-game record with 293 yards against Boise State in 2004, and is tied for first in single-game receptions with 14 against Arizona State in 2004.

To be eligible for College Football Hall of Fame inductions, student-athletes must have been named a First-Team All-American at least once during their careers. They must also have finished their collegiate careers at least 10 seasons prior to being nominated. Current professional players are not eligible for consideration.

He will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame Dec. 6. Hass is one of 18 players in the class, in addition to three coaches.

Oregon State College Football Hall of Fame members

Terry Baker, QB, inducted 1982

Tommy Prothro, Head Coach, inducted 1991

Billy Enyart, FB, inducted 2011

Dennis Erickson, Head Coach, inducted 2019

Mike Hass, WR, set to be inducted in December 2022


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