Willie Burden

Inducted: 2009
  • High school star at Raleigh Enloe
  • Signed with NC State and  ranks in the top 10 in most rushing categories
  • Named ACC Player of the Year in 1973
  • Turning down draft opportunities in the NFL and elsewhere, took his talents to the Canadian Football League, where he became one of its all-time greats
  • Carried the ball for 6,234 yards in his career with the Calgary Stampeders
  • Selected as one of the CFL’s 50 greatest stars
  • Elected to the CFL Hall of Fame