Jake Plummer, a 1993 Capital High graduate who became one of Arizona State's best quarterbacks in school history, is on the initial ballot for the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame class.
Plummer was a 1996 first-team All-American and was the Pac-10 Player of the Year, leading the Sun Devils to an unbeaten regular season and an appearance in the Rose Bowl. He threw for 8,827 yards in his college career. There are 75 Football Bowl Subdivision players on the ballot, and it is Plummer’s first appearance.
Selected in the second round of the 1997 draft, Plummer played 10 NFL seasons for the Arizona Cardinals and Denver Broncos, throwing for 29,253 yards with 161 TDs and 161 interceptions. The 2017 class for the Hall of Fame will be announced Jan. 6.