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In early December, the Southeastern Conference inducted several former players and coaches into its 2022 Legends Class. From the SEC:

“The 2022 Football Legends Class includes 14 former stars who excelled on the gridiron and helped write the rich history of the sport at their respective institutions. This year’s class includes All-Americans, All-SEC selections, Academic All-Americans, a Heisman Trophy winner and a Hall of Fame head coach. The group represents teams that won SEC Championships, won Super Bowl titles and are represented in state, school and college football halls of fame.”

Coach Pinkel was honored to be among the 2022 class, which included:

Alabama – Ozzie Newsome, Split End, 1974-77
Arkansas – Steve Korte, Offensive Guard, 1981-82
Auburn – Ben Tamburello, Guard/Center, 1983-86
Florida – Alex Brown, Defensive End, 1998-2001
Georgia – Thomas Davis, Linebacker, 2002-04
Kentucky – Joe Federspiel, Linebacker, 1969-71
LSU – Todd McClure, Center, 1995-98
Ole Miss – Eli Manning, Quarterback, 1999-2003
Mississippi State – K.J. Wright, Linebacker, 2007-10
Missouri – Gary Pinkel, Head Coach, 2001-15
South Carolina – Alshon Jeffery, Wide Receiver, 2009-11
Tennessee – Peyton Manning, Quarterback, 1994-97
Texas A&M – Johnny Manziel, Quarterback, 2012-13
Vanderbilt – Allama Matthews, Tight End, 1979-82

The class was announced at the SEC championship game in Atlanta on December 3, 2022.

Coach Pinkel is featured on signage at the 2022 SEC Legends ceremony.
Coach Pinkel is featured on signage at the 2022 SEC Legends ceremony.
2022 SEC Legends appear on stage during an event in Atlanta, GA on December 2, 2022.
2022 SEC Legends
SEC Legends: Archie Manning, Peyton Manning, Gary Pinkel, and Eli Manning.
SEC Legends: Archie Manning, Peyton Manning, Gary Pinkel, and Eli Manning.
Gary Pinkel is a guest on the Paul Finebaum show.
Missy Pinkel, Gary Pinkel, and Greg Sankey, SEC Commissioner
Missy Pinkel, Gary Pinkel, and Greg Sankey, SEC Commissioner
Coach Pinkel is featured on the big screen above the SEC Legends 2022 ceremony.
Coach Pinkel is featured on the big screen above the SEC Legends 2022 ceremony.