Today the newest member's of the Pro Football Hall of Fame were announced, the inductees this year are. Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, Dick LeBeau, Flyod Little, Ricky Jackson, Russ Grimm and John Randle.
Now a quick overview of the reason why these men were elected to the Hall of Fame.
Jerry Rice-San Fransisco 49ers 1985-2000, Oakland Riders 2001-2004, Seattle Seahawks 2004 and Denver Broncos 2005(retired during training camp). Three super bowl wins(XXIII, XXIV, XXIX), 13 time pro-bowler, 11 time first team All-Pro, 1980s all-decade team, 1990s all-decade team, 1985 rookie of the year, Super Bowl XXIII MVP, 1,549 Receptions, 22,895 receiving yards and 208 Touchdowns
Emmitt Smith-Dallas Cowboys 1990-2002, Arizona Cardinals 2003-2004. Three Super Bowl Wins(XXVII, XXVIII, XXX) eight time Pro Bowler, four time All-Pro selection, 1993 NFL MVP, 1990s All-Decade Team, 1993 Bert Bell award, 18,355 rushing yards, 164 rushing Touchdowns and 78 100 yards rushing games, member of the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor.
John Randle-Minnesota Vikings 1990-2000, Seattle Seahawks 2001-2003. Seven Time Pro Bowler, six time All-Pro, 1990s all-decade team, 556 tackles, 137.5 sacks and One Interception
Rickey Jackson-New Orleans Saints 1981-1993 San Fransisco 49ers 1994-1995. One Super Bowl win(XXIX), Six time Pro Bowler, Three time All-Pro, and his #57 has been retired by the Saints
Dick LeBeau - Detroit Lions 1959-1972, As a player 72 interceptions(seventh all-time), 171 consecutive games played(record for conerback), 3 time Second Team All NFL., and three time Pro Bowler. As a Coach Five Time AFC Champion, two Super Bowl wins (XL, XLIII, both with the Steelers), Inventor of the 3-4 Zone Blitz
Russ Grimm - Washington Redskins 1981-1991, four time Pro Bowler, three time All-Pro, Three Super Bowl wins(XVII, XXII, XXVI) 1980s All-Decade team, and one of the 70 greatest Redskins.
Flyod Little - Denver Broncos 1967-1975. Two Time AFL All-Star, Three Time Pro-Bowler, member of Broncos Ring of Fame and #44 Retired by the Broncos, 6,323 Rushing Yards and 43 Touchdowns