The redshirt freshman edges out sophomore Bryan Bennett.
The inductees will join the previous 172 elite individuals and 21 teams who have been selected as part of the school’s athletics showcase that originated in 1992.
The Miami, Fla., redshirt freshman was one of three scholarship wide receivers brought into the program in 2011, with all three players redshirting last season to preserve their four years of eligibility.
Thomas, coming off a freshman All-America campaign, was the only player in college football last season to amass at least 500 yards rushing, receiving and returning.
He completes his collegiate career with 13 catches for 148 yards.
Barner rushed for 939 yards in 2011.
Eaton, of Bend, set a new world record in the decathlon and Rupp, of Portland, won both the 5,000 and 10,000.
The injury plagues some distance runners, including those like Fleshman who alter their workouts to train for a marathon.
The previous record of 9,026 was set by the Czech Republic's Roman Seberle in Gotzis, Austria, in May 2001.
Three strong performances Saturday at the U.S. Olympic team trials at Hayward Field have put Ashton Eaton within reach of the American decathlon record.
As it turns out, Wheating is going with just the 1,500, which has its first qualifying round next Thursday, June 28.
The winner of today's game -- a tentative 4 p.m. start -- moves on to the College World Series, which begins Friday in Omaha, Nebraska.