Former New York Jets running back Curtis Martin will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. (Photo credit: Tony Kurdzuk, The Star-Ledger via US Presswire)
The Pro Football Hall of Fame will induct the Class of 2012 on Saturday. This year's class includes six names, with a heavy emphasis on linemen. Jack Butler, Dermontti Dawson, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Curtis Martin and Willie Roaf make up this year's class. Saturday's induction ceremony will be followed on Sunday by the NFL Hall of Fame game, an event that was canceled last year because of the lockout, between the Arizona Cardinals and the New Orleans Saints.
On Friday night, the Class of 2012 will receive the most coveted piece of clothing in all of pro football at the Gold Jacket Dinner. Almost 80 current members will join the inductees and their families for an evening of celebration in front of a large crowd at the Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center in Canton.
Friday, Aug. 3, 5:15 p.m. - Gold Jacket Dinner
Saturday, Aug. 4, 8 a.m. - Timken Grand Parade
Saturday, Aug. 4, 4-6 p.m. - Enshrinement Celebration Fan Party
Saturday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m. - Class of 2012 Enshrinement Ceremony
Sunday, Aug. 5, 12:30 p.m. - Enshrinees Game Day Roundtable
Sunday, Aug. 5, 5-7:30 p.m. - Fan Appreciation Tailgate Party
Sunday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m. - NFL Hall of Fame Game, Arizona Cardinals Vs. New Orleans Saints
For a complete schedule of events, check out the Pro Football Hall of Fame website.
Saturday's enshrinement ceremony will be broadcast on the NFL Network, starting at 7 p.m. ET. Coverage of the event begins at 4 p.m. that day on the NFL Network.
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