The Pro Football Hall of Fame is enshrining a mega-group of football greats that includes the 2021 class and 2020’s special Centennial Class. In total, 28 individuals will enter the hallowed halls of Canton’s football shrine, more than three times the size of a typical class.
The 2021 class includes modern-era selectees Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson, Calvin Johnson, Alan Faneca, John Lynch, as well as senior committee choice Drew Pearson, coach Tom Flores and contributor Bill Nunn.
The Centennial Class includes five modern-era selectees: Steve Atwater, Isaac Bruce, Steve Hutchinson, Edgerrin James and Troy Polamalu. The rest of the class is comprised of NFL Films administrator/president Steve Sabol, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, executive George Young, coaches Jimmy Johnson and Bill Cowher, and 10 players: Harold Carmichael, Jimbo Covert, Bobby Dillon, Cliff Harris, Winston Hill, Alex Karras, Donnie Shell, Duke Slater, Mac Speedie and Ed Sprinkle.
- Aug. 7: Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. ET leading up to the class of 2020 enshrinement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. ET.
- Aug. 8: Coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET leading up to the class of 2021 enshrinement ceremony at 7 p.m. ET.
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