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NFL Class of 2009 HOF Thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Mizzougrad96, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    The big rumor is that Derrick Thomas got in. I think the KC paper already has it up.
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    The class of 2009 was just announced: Bob Hayes, Randall McDaniel, Derrick Thomas, Ralph Wilson Jr. and Rod Woodson.

    How in the hell did Bruce Smith not get in? What a joke.
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    That may be an error on NFL.com I think Smith got it.
  4. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member


    Smith is in, too.
  5. Della9250

    Della9250 Well-Known Member

    Bob Hayes, Randall McDaniel, Bruce Smith, Derrick Thomas, Ralph Wilson Jr. and Rod Woodson.

    Surprised McDaniel got in on first ballot. Surprised Carter couldn't get in this year. Mildly surprised Sharpe didn't get in. But outside of Ralph Wilson, I can't quibble with the five that got in.
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Smith got in. NFL.com fucked it up...

    I do not think Hayes is deserving. I'm glad McDaniel and Thomas got in. I'm a little surprised Carter has to wait another year. Sharpe will have to wait another year or two, even though he's a lock to get in.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I'm thrilled Ralph Wilson got in before Tagliabue.
  8. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Good class, I think.

    Very pleased that Derrick Thomas got in, as well as Bob Hayes. I've been advocating Hayes to anyone who would listen for years.
  9. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Love seeing DT get in. He was my favorite player growing up. One of my favorite two, along with Bo Jackson :D

    Also glad to see some sports can get it right, with Wilson going in before something happens to him health-wise.
  10. I will be thrilled every year that Tags doesn't get in.
    Please let ol' Ralph hang on until the summer.
    Recognition for the old AFL, bitches!
  11. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Bob Hayes' sister mentioned Paul Zimmerman's advocacy of her brother. Here's an SI piece Dr. Z wrote on Hayes when he died:

  12. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    A hearty "Attaboy!" to whoever spoke against Tagliabue in Dr. Z's absence.
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