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Inducted June 21, 2018 Played college football at the University of Wyoming from 1968-1971, starting at offensive tackle his 2nd and 3rd years and defensive end his senior year. Named to the WAC all-academic teams in 1970 and 1971, he was taken in the 1972 NFL...

Inducted June 7, 2001 Mike Ditka was a consensus All-American tight end at the University of Pittsburgh before being drafted by the Chicago Bears in 1961. “Iron Mike” was named Rookie of the Year and earned All-Pro honors 6 consecutive seasons in his 12-year pro career....

Inducted June 12, 1980 Johnny Lujack, Terry Brennan, Emil Sitko, John Panelli – to name a few – made the yardage and the headlines, but their paths to the end zone were strewn with the blood, sweat and humor of linemen like Zygmont Czarobski. Coming out...

Inducted June 7, 2001 Lou played his entire l0-year professional football career (1950-59) as an offensive tackle for the Detroit Lions. During that period the 6-foot-4, 250-pounder never missed a game, playing in the 126 consecutive NFL contests. Creekmur was selected six times to the All-Pro...

Inducted June 9, 2005 A native of Freemont, Ohio, Brudzinski played football at Ohio State University from 1973-1976. During his years there he played on four Big Ten Championship Teams and in three Rose Bowls and one Orange Bowl. The 6’4″ 230 pound lineman was named...

Inducted June 8, 1995 A native of Danville, Illinois, Edmund Raymond “Zeke” Bratkowski turned down, at his father’s insistence, an offer to try out for the Brooklyn Dodgers and headed for the University of Georgia, where he set numerous conference and NCAA records in passing and...

Inducted June 10, 1993 The California native was a consensus All-American quarterback at the University of California, leading the nation his senior year with 182 completions for 2, 580 yards and 12 touchdowns. The No. 1 player selected in the 1975 NFL draft, Bartkowski played 11...

Inducted June 9, 1990 A native of Crivitz, Wisconsin, where he starred in football, basketball and track, and a stellar running back for three years for the University of Miami (Florida), Banaszak played his entire 13-year pro football career with the Oakland Raiders. Not a flashy...

Inducted June 11, 1992 Although he had set all kinds of records for pass-catching at Xavier University (120 catches, 1,685 yards, 14 touchdowns), he was regarded as too “small and slow” by NFL scouts. Selected by the New Orleans Saints – 420th out of 445 players...