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Inducted July 24, 1975 He was the center on Fordham University’s famed “Seven Blocks of Granite” in the late 1930s, playing alongside another great name in football, guard Vince Lombardi. A No. 1 draft choice by the Detroit Lions in 1938, “Wojie” earned the “Iron Man”...

Inducted June 10, 2004 A three year starter and two-time All-American guard at Penn State, Wisniewski played in 3 Bowl games and on the ’86 National Championship Fiesta Bowl team. Drafted in 1989 by the Oakland he spent 13 seasons in the NFL all with the...

Inducted June 12, 1997 A strong-armed, drop-back passer, the New Jersey native, after three years at Notre Dame (1946-1948) where he led the Irish to a 9-0-1 record in 1948, moved on to a 15-year career in professional football (1949-1963): four in the NFL (Detroit Lions,...

Inducted June 8, 1995 An All-State lineman at Detroit’s Northeastern High School, Szymanski anchored the line for Frank Leahy’s 1943 Notre Dame team, playing center on offense and linebacker on defense. Returning from service in the Navy’s aviation program, Szymanski re-enrolled at Notre Dame in 1944...

Inducted May 30, 1985 An athletic star in Gary, Indiana, Stram earned four letters in baseball and three in football at Purdue University. Immediately upon graduation, he began his coaching career, as an assistant on the college level at Purdue, Southern Methodist, Notre Dame and Miami...

Inducted June 9, 1994 Few played football with the intensity of Dick Szymanski. Among his accolades: All-American in football and All-City in baseball at Libbey High School in Toledo; four-year starter at linebacker at Notre Dame (1951-54) including and for the Irish’s 1953 national champs; in...

Inducted June 8, 2001 After lettering three years as an offensive lineman at Indiana University, where he never missed a game and served as team co-captain, Skoronski joined the Green Bay Packers in 1956. He played one season and then missed the next two while serving...

Inducted June 11, 2007 Drafted out of McNeese State as a tight end in the 17th and final round of the 1962 draft, Tom Sestak went on to become one of pro football’s great defensive linemen. At 6′ 4″ and a “lean” 272 pounds, Sestak used...

Inducted June 8, 2006 Canadian born, but raised in Spokane, WA, Rypien enjoyed a stellar high school career being named all-state in three sports. Concentrating on football, he signed with Washington State University where he enjoyed continued success being named all-Pac 10 in 1984 and honorable...

Inducted June 23, 2011 A third round draft pick by San Francisco in 1988 out of Boston College, Romanowski went on to a 16 year career in the NFL playing for the 49ers, Eagles, Broncos and Raiders. The tough, hard-nosed linebacker played in 243 consecutive games,...