2013 NFL Hall Of Fame Finalists

2013 NFL Hall Of Fame Finalists

17 names are on the list of the Pro Football Hall of Fame nominees for enshrinement. Here's a look at who made it to the final round.

NFL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2013 FINALISTS

LARRY ALLEN

Guard/Tackle … 6-3, 325 … Sonoma State, Butte Junior College (CA) … 1994-2005 Dallas Cowboys, 2006-07 San Francisco 49ers … 14 seasons, 203 games … Selected by Cowboys in 2nd round (46th player overall) of 1994 draft … Born November 27, 1971 in Los Angeles, California.  FULL BIO


JEROME BETTIS
Running Back … 5-11, 243 … Notre Dame … 1993-95 Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, 1996-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers … 13 seasons, 192 games … Selected by Rams in 1st round (10th player overall) of 1993 draft …  Born February 16, 1972 in Detroit, Michigan. FULL BIO


TIM BROWN
Wide Receiver/Kick Returner/Punt Returner … 6-0, 195 … Notre Dame … 1988-2003 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers … 17 seasons, 255 games … Heisman Trophy Winner … Selected by Raiders in 1st round (6th player overall) of 1988 draft …  Born July 22, 1966 in Dallas, Texas. FULL BIO



CRIS CARTER
Wide Receiver … 6-3, 202 … Ohio State … 1987-89 Philadelphia Eagles, 1990-2001 Minnesota Vikings, 2002 Miami Dolphins … 16 seasons, 234 games … Selected by Philadelphia in the 4th round of the 1987 Supplemental Draft … Born November 25, 1965, in Troy, Ohio. FULL BIO


CURLEY CULP
Defensive Tackle … 6-2, 265 … Arizona State … 1968-1974 Kansas City Chiefs, 1974-1980 Houston Oilers, 1980-81 Detroit Lions … 14 seasons, 179 games … Selected in 2nd round (31st player overall) in 1968 draft by Denver Broncos …  Born March 10, 1946 in Yuma, Arizona. FULL BIO


EDWARD J. DEBARTOLO, JR.
Owner … Notre Dame … 1977-2000 San Francisco 49ers … Purchased 49ers in 1977 with vision to create top-notch organization, on and off field … Known as a "players' owner," led franchise to unprecedented winning during tenure … In 1979, hired Bill Walsh as team's head coach, drafted quarterback Joe Montana, and created atmosphere conducive to winning … Born November 6, 1946 in Youngstown, Ohio. FULL BIO 


KEVIN GREENE
Linebacker/Defensive End … 6-3, 247 … Auburn … 1985-1992 Los Angeles Rams, 1993-95 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996, 1998-99 Carolina Panthers, 1997 San Francisco 49ers … 15 seasons, 228 games … Selected by Rams in 5th round (113th player overall) in 1985 draft ... Born July 31, 1962 in New York, New York. FULL BIO


CHARLES HALEY
Defensive End/Linebacker … 6-5, 242 … James Madison … 1986-1991, 1999 San Francisco 49ers, 1992-96 Dallas Cowboys … 12 seasons, 169 games … Selected by 49ers in 4th round (96th player overall) in 1986 draft … Only player in NFL history to play on five winning Super Bowl teams (XXIII, XXIV, XXVII, XXVIII, XXX) … Born January 6, 1964 in Gladys, Virginia. FULL BIO


ART MODELL
Owner … 1961-1995 Cleveland Browns, 1996-2011 Baltimore Ravens … Spent 43 seasons of full ownership in NFL … Purchased Browns in 1961 for unprecedented $4 million …Relocated team to Baltimore, 1996; franchise remained in Cleveland …Sold majority ownership of Ravens in 2004, stayed part of ownership group until his death … Born June 23, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York … Died September 6, 2012, at age of 87. FULL BIO


JONATHAN OGDEN

Tackle … 6-9, 345 … UCLA … 1996-2007 Baltimore Ravens … 12 seasons, 177 games … First-ever draft pick by Ravens … Taken in 1st round (4th player overall) in 1996 draft … Born July 31, 1974 in Washington, D.C. FULL BIO


BILL PARCELLS
Coach … Colgate, Wichita State … 1983-1990 New York Giants, 1993-1996 New England Patriots, 1997-99 New York Jets, 2003-06 Dallas Cowboys … 19 seasons, 303 games … Regular season record: 172-130-1 … Postseason record: 11-8 … Overall record: 183-138-1 …  Born August 22, 1941 in Englewood, New Jersey.  FULL BIO


ANDRE REED
Wide Receiver … 6-2, 190 … Kutztown … 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins … 16 seasons, 234 games … Selected by Buffalo in 4th round (86th player overall) of 1985 NFL Draft … Most prolific receiver in Buffalo Bills history … Born January 29, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania.  FULL BIO


DAVE ROBINSON
Linebacker … 6-3, 245 … Penn State … 1963-1972 Green Bay Packers, 1973-74 Washington Redskins … 12 seasons, 155 games … Selected in 1st round (14th player overall) by Packers in 1963 NFL Draft … Chosen in 3rd round (17th player overall) by San Diego Chargers in AFL Draft … Born May 3, 1941 in Mt. Holly, New Jersey. FULL BIO


WARREN SAPP
Defensive Tackle … 6-2, 300 … Miami (FL) … 1995-2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2004-07 Oakland Raiders … 13 seasons, 198 games … Selected in first round (12th player overall) by Tampa Bay in 1995 NFL Draft … Named to NFL's All-Decade Teams of the 1990s, 2000s … Born December 19, 1972 in Orlando, Florida. FULL BIO


WILL SHIELDS
Guard … 6-3, 320 … Nebraska … 1993-2006 Kansas City Chiefs … 14 seasons, 224 games … Selected by Chiefs in 3rd round (74th player overall) of 1993 draft … Born September 15, 1971 in Fort Riley, Kansas. FULL BIO


MICHAEL STRAHAN

Defensive End … 6-5, 255 … Texas Southern … 1993-2007 New York Giants … 15 seasons, 216 games … Selected in 2nd round (40th player overall) in 1993 draft … Selected to the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 2000s … Born November 21, 1971 in Houston, Texas. FULL BIO


AENEAS WILLIAMS
Cornerback/Safety … 5-11, 194 … Southern University … 1991-2000 Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals, 2001-04 St. Louis Rams … 14 seasons, 211 games … Selected in the 3rd round (59th player overall) of 1991 NFL Draft … Born January 29, 1968 in New Orleans, Louisiana.   FULL BIO

Bios courtesy Pro Football Hall Of Fame

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