Georgia high school football Hall of Fame Class announced

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - The first Induction Class for the Georgia High School Football Hall of Fame was announced Thursday.

Our CBS46 Sports Director Fred Kahlil is a board member and voter on the Georgia High School Football Hall of Fame and was excited about the decision.

“As a board member and fellow voter, I am excited about this first class and future NFL Hall of Famers that show the outstanding high school football players in the state of Georgia,” he said.

The only unanimous choice is the great Herschel Walker. The inductees include Fran Tarkenton, Shannon Sharpe, Calvin Johnson, Mel Blount, Champ Bailey, Hines Ward, Eric Berry and Terrence Edwards among others.

Here is the inaugural class:

Miles Montgomery

Miles Montgomery

Miles Montgomery is a Digital Content Producer for CBS46.

Fred Kalil

Fred Kalil

Fred Kalil joined CBS46 News as a sports anchor in March 2015. Kalil comes to CBS46 from WXIA where he's been for the last 22 years. While there he received 12 Southeastern Regional Emmy Awards and six of them were for Best Sportscaster.