NFL Hall of Fame Players

The greatest honor for an NFL player is to receive the recognition of an amazing career and be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame.  Each induction year and the players awarded the great honor for the NFL Hall of Fame follows:

Class of 2016

  • Brett Favre QB (1991-2010)
  • Kevin Greene LB (1985-1999)
  • Marvin Harrison WR (1996-2008)
  • Orlando Pace T (1997-2009)
  • Ken Stabler QB (1970-1984)
  • Dick Stanfel G (1952-1958)

Class of 2015

  • Jerome Bettis RB (1993-2005)
  • Tim Brown WR (1988-2004)
  • Charles Haley DE (1986-1999)
  • Junior Seau LB (1990-2009)
  • Will Shields G (1993-2006)
  • Mick Tingelhoff C (1962-1978)

Class of 2014

  • Derrick Brooks LB (1995-2008)
  • Ray Guy P (1973-1986)
  • Claude Humphrey DE (1968-1981)
  • Walter Jones T (1997-2008)
  • Andre Reed WR (1985-2000)
  • Michael Strahan DE (1993-2007)
  • Aeneas Williams DB (1991-2004)

Class of 2013

  • Larry Allen G (1994-2007)
  • Cris Carter WR (1987-2002)
  • Curley Culp DT (1968-1981)
  • Jonathan Ogden T (1996-2007)
  • Dave Robinson LB (1963-1974)
  • Warren Sapp DT (1995-2007)

Class of 2012

  • Jack Butler DB (1951-1959)
  • Dermontti Dawson C (1988-2000)
  • Chris Doleman DE (1985-1999)
  • Cortez Kennedy DT (1990-2000)
  • Curtis Martin RB (1995-2005)
  • Willie Roaf T (1993-2005)

Class of 2011

  • Richard Dent DE (1983-1997)
  • Marshall Faulk RB (1994-2005)
  • Chris Hanburger LB (1965-1978)
  • Les Richter LB (1954-1962)
  • Deion Sanders DB (1989-2005)
  • Shannon Sharpe TE (1990-2003)

Class of 2010

  • Russ Grimm G (1981-1991)
  • Rickey Jackson LB (1981-1995)
  • Dick LeBeau DB (1959-1972)
  • Floyd Little RB (1967-1975)
  • John Randle DT (1990-2003)
  • Jerry Rice WR (1985-2004)
  • Emmitt Smith RB (1990-2004)

Class of 2009

  • Bob Hayes SE (1965-1975)
  • Randall McDaniel G (1988-2001)
  • Bruce Smith DE (1985-2003)
  • Derrick Thomas LB (1989-1999)
  • Rod Woodson DB (1987-2003)

Class of 2008

  • Fred Dean DE (1975-1985)
  • Darrell Green DB (1983-2002)
  • Art Monk WR (1980-1995)
  • Emmitt Thomas DB (1966-1978)
  • Andre Tippett LB (1982-1993)
  • Gary Zimmerman T (1986-1997)

Class of 2007

  • Gene Hickerson G (1958-1973)
  • Michael Irvin WR (1988-1999)
  • Bruce Matthews G (1983-2001)
  • Charlie Sanders TE (1968-1977)
  • Thurman Thomas RB (1988-2000)
  • Roger Wehrli DB (1969-1982)

Class of 2006

  • Troy Aikman QB (1989-2000)
  • Harry Carson LB (1976-1988)
  • Warren Moon QB (1984-2000)
  • Reggie White DE (1985-2000)
  • Rayfield Wright T (1967-1979)

Class of 2005

  • Benny Friedman TB (1927-1934)
  • Dan Marino QB (1983-1999)
  • Fritz Pollard TB (1920-1926)
  • Steve Young QB (1985-1999)

Class of 2004

  • Bob Brown T (1964-1973)
  • Carl Eller DE (1964-1979)
  • John Elway QB (1983-1998)
  • Barry Sanders RB (1989-1998)

Class of 2003

  • Marcus Allen RB (1982-1997)
  • Elvin Bethea DE (1968-1983)
  • Joe DeLamielleure G (1973-1985)
  • James Lofton WR (1978-1993)

Class of 2002

  • Dave Casper TE (1974-1984)
  • Dan Hampton DE (1979-1990)
  • Jim Kelly QB (1986-1996)
  • John Stallworth WR (1974-1987)

Class of 2001

  • Nick Buoniconti LB (1962-1976)
  • Mike Munchak G (1982-1993)
  • Jackie Slater T (1976-1995)
  • Lynn Swann WR (1974-1982)
  • Ron Yary T (1968-1982)
  • Jack Youngblood DE (1971-1984)

Class of 2000

  • Howie Long DE (1981-1993)
  • Ronnie Lott DB (1981-1994)
  • Joe Montana QB (1979-1994)
  • Dave Wilcox LB (1964-1974)

Class of 1999

  • Eric Dickerson RB (1983-1993)
  • Tom Mack G (1966-1978)
  • Ozzie Newsome TE (1978-1990)
  • Billy Shaw G (1961-1969)
  • Lawrence Taylor LB (1981-1993)

Class of 1998

  • Paul Krause DB (1964-1979)
  • Tommy McDonald FL (1957-1968)
  • Anthony Munoz T (1980-1992)
  • Mike Singletary LB (1981-1992)
  • Dwight Stephenson C (1980-1987)

Class of 1997

  • Mike Haynes DB (1976-1989)
  • Don Shula DB (1951-1957)
  • Mike Webster C (1974-1990)

Class of 1996

  • Lou Creekmur T (1950-1959)
  • Dan Dierdorf T (1971-1983)
  • Charlie Joiner WR (1969-1986)
  • Mel Renfro DB (1964-1977)

Class of 1995

  • Jim Finks QB (1949-1955)
  • Henry Jordan DT (1957-1969)
  • Steve Largent WR (1976-1989)
  • Lee Roy Selmon DE (1976-1984)
  • Kellen Winslow TE (1979-1987)

Class of 1994

  • Tony Dorsett RB (1977-1988)
  • Jimmy Johnson DB (1961-1976)
  • Leroy Kelly RB (1964-1973)
  • Jackie Smith TE (1963-1978)
  • Randy White DT (1975-1988)

Class of 1993

  • Dan Fouts QB (1973-1987)
  • Larry Little G (1967-1980)
  • Chuck Noll LB (1953-1959)
  • Walter Payton RB (1975-1987)

Class of 1992

  • Lem Barney DB (1967-1977)
  • John Mackey TE (1963-1972)
  • John Riggins RB (1971-1985)

Class of 1991

  • Earl Campbell RB (1978-1985)
  • John Hannah G (1973-1985)
  • Stan Jones G (1954-1966)
  • Jan Stenerud K (1967-1985)

Class of 1990

  • Buck Buchanan DT (1963-1975)
  • Bob Griese QB (1967-1980)
  • Franco Harris RB (1972-1984)
  • Ted Hendricks LB (1969-1983)
  • Jack Lambert LB (1974-1984)
  • Tom Landry DB (1949-1955)
  • Bob St. Clair T (1953-1963)

Class of 1989

  • Mel Blount DB (1970-1983)
  • Terry Bradshaw QB (1970-1983)
  • Art Shell T (1968-1982)
  • Willie Wood DB (1960-1971)

Class of 1988

  • Fred Biletnikoff WR (1965-1978)
  • Mike Ditka TE (1961-1972)
  • Jack Ham LB (1971-1982)
  • Alan Page DT (1967-1981)

Class of 1987

  • Larry Csonka RB (1968-1979)
  • Len Dawson QB (1957-1975)
  • Joe Greene DT (1969-1981)
  • John Henry Johnson FB (1954-1966)
  • Jim Langer C (1970-1981)
  • Don Maynard E (1958-1973)
  • Gene Upshaw G (1967-1981)

Class of 1986

  • Paul Hornung HB (1957-1966)
  • Ken Houston DB (1967-1980)
  • Willie Lanier LB (1967-1977)
  • Fran Tarkenton QB (1961-1978)
  • Doak Walker HB (1950-1955)

Class of 1985

  • Frank Gatski C (1946-1957)
  • Joe Namath QB (1965-1977)
  • O.J. Simpson RB (1969-1979)
  • Roger Staubach QB (1969-1979)

Class of 1984

  • Willie Brown DB (1963-1978)
  • Mike McCormack T (1951-1962)
  • Charley Taylor WR (1964-1977)
  • Arnie Weinmeister DT (1948-1953)

Class of 1983

  • Bobby Bell LB (1963-1974)
  • Sonny Jurgensen QB (1957-1974)
  • Bobby Mitchell FL (1958-1968)
  • Paul Warfield WR (1964-1977)

Class of 1982

  • Doug Atkins DE (1953-1969)
  • Sam Huff LB (1956-1969)
  • George Musso G (1933-1944)
  • Merlin Olsen DT (1962-1976)

Class of 1981

  • Red Badgro E (1927-1936)
  • George Blanda QB (1949-1975)
  • Willie Davis DE (1958-1969)
  • Jim Ringo C (1953-1967)

Class of 1980

  • Herb Adderley DB (1961-1972)
  • Deacon Jones DE (1961-1974)
  • Bob Lilly DT (1961-1974)
  • Jim Otto C (1960-1974)

Class of 1979

  • Dick Butkus LB (1965-1973)
  • Yale Lary DB (1952-1964)
  • Ron Mix T (1960-1971)
  • Johnny Unitas QB (1956-1973)

Class of 1978

  • Lance Alworth FL (1962-1972)
  • Tuffy Leemans FB (1936-1943)
  • Ray Nitschke LB (1958-1972)
  • Larry Wilson DB (1960-1972)

Class of 1977

  • Frank Gifford HB (1952-1964)
  • Forrest Gregg T (1956-1971)
  • Gale Sayers RB (1965-1971)
  • Bart Starr QB (1956-1971)
  • Bill Willis DG (1946-1953)

Class of 1976

  • Ray Flaherty E (1927-1935)
  • Len Ford DE (1948-1958)
  • Jim Taylor FB (1958-1967)

Class of 1975

  • Rosey Brown T (1953-1965)
  • George Connor T (1948-1955)
  • Dante Lavelli E (1946-1956)
  • Lenny Moore HB (1956-1967)

Class of 1974

  • Tony Canadeo HB (1941-1952)
  • Bill George LB (1952-1966)
  • Lou Groza T (1946-1967)
  • Dick “Night Train” Lane DB (1952-1965)

Class of 1973

  • Raymond Berry E (1955-1967)
  • Jim Parker T (1957-1967)
  • Joe Schmidt LB (1953-1965)

Class of 1972

  • Gino Marchetti DE (1952-1966)
  • Ollie Matson RB (1952-1966)
  • Ace Parker TB (1937-1946)

Class of 1971

  • Jim Brown FB (1957-1965)
  • Bill Hewitt E (1932-1943)
  • Bruiser Kinard T (1938-1947)
  • Andy Robustelli DE (1951-1964)
  • Y.A. Tittle QB (1948-1964)
  • Norm Van Brocklin QB (1949-1960)

Class of 1970

  • Jack Christiansen DB (1951-1958)
  • Tom Fears E (1948-1956)
  • Hugh McElhenny HB (1952-1964)
  • Pete Pihos E (1947-1955)

Class of 1969

  • Turk Edwards T (1932-1940)
  • Leo Nomellini DT (1950-1963)
  • Joe Perry FB (1948-1963)
  • Ernie Stautner DT (1950-1963)

Class of 1968

  • Cliff Battles TB (1932-1937)
  • Art Donovan DT (1950-1961)
  • Elroy Hirsch E (1946-1957)
  • Wayne Millner E (1936-1945)
  • Marion Motley FB (1946-1955)
  • Charlie Trippi HB (1947-1955)
  • Alex Wojciechowicz C (1938-1950)

Class of 1967

  • Chuck Bednarik LB (1949-1962)
  • Bobby Layne QB (1948-1962)
  • Ken Strong FB (1929-1947)
  • Joe Stydahar T (1936-1946)
  • Emlen Tunnell DB (1948-1961)

Class of 1966

  • Bill Dudley HB (1942-1953)
  • Joe Guyon WB (1920-1927)
  • Arnie Herber TB (1930-1945)
  • Walt Kiesling G (1926-1938)
  • George McAfee HB (1940-1950)
  • Steve Owen T (1924-1933)
  • Bulldog Turner C (1940-1952)

Class of 1965

  • Guy Chamberlin E (1920-1927)
  • Paddy Driscoll HB (1920-1929)
  • Danny Fortmann G (1936-1943)
  • Otto Graham QB (1946-1955)
  • Sid Luckman QB (1939-1950)
  • Steve Van Buren HB (1944-1951)
  • Bob Waterfield QB (1945-1952)

Class of 1964

  • Jimmy Conzelman BB (1920-1929)
  • Ed Healey T (1920-1927)
  • Clarke Hinkle FB (1932-1941)
  • Link Lyman T (1922-1934)
  • Mike Michalske G (1927-1937)
  • George Trafton C (1920-1932)

Class of 1963

  • Sammy Baugh QB (1937-1952)
  • Dutch Clark TB (1931-1938)
  • Red Grange HB (1925-1934)
  • George Halas E (1920-1928)
  • Mel Hein C (1931-1945)
  • Pete Henry T (1920-1928)
  • Cal Hubbard T (1927-1936)
  • Don Hutson E (1935-1945)
  • Curly Lambeau TB (1921-1929)
  • Johnny McNally TB (1925-1938)
  • Bronko Nagurski FB (1930-1943)
  • Ernie Nevers FB (1926-1931)
  • Jim Thorpe TB (1920-1928)

 

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