2013 Hall of Fame Inductees Capsules

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LARRY ALLEN

Guard/Tackle 6-3, 325

CAREER: 1994-2005 Dallas Cowboys, 2006-07 San Francisco 49ers. … 14 seasons, 203 games.

NOTABLE: Selected by Cowboys in second round (46th player overall) of 1994 draft. … Versatile, played every position on offensive line except center during 12 seasons with Dallas. … Led way in second season for Emmitt Smith, who set Cowboys’ franchise record with 1,773 yards. … Started at right guard in two NFC championship games and the 1996 Super Bowl. … Named NFL Alumni’s Offensive Lineman of the Year in 1997 and the NFL Players Association NFC Lineman of the Year twice (1996-97). … Named first-team All-Pro six consecutive years. … First-team All-NFC six times, second team once. … Moved to tackle late in 1997 and entire 1998 season, earned All-Pro honors at position. … First season with 49ers led way for Frank Gore, who set team single-season rushing record (1,695 yards). … Elected to 11 Pro Bowls. … Named to NFL All-Decade Teams of 1990s and 2000s.

CRIS CARTER

Wide Receiver 6-3, 202

CAREER: 1987-89 Philadelphia Eagles, 1990-2001 Minnesota Vikings, 2002 Miami Dolphins. … 16 seasons, 234 games.

NOTABLE: Selected by Philadelphia in fourth round of 1987 supplemental draft. … Played full 16-game season in 13 of his 16 seasons. … In 2000, became only second player in NFL history to catch 1,000 career passes. … Recorded 1,000 yards receiving in a season eight consecutive years. … Broke 100-yard receiving plateau 42 times during career. … Ranks second on NFL’s all-time list for total receptions (1,101) and TDs receiving (130). … His 130 TD receptions came from 13 passers. … Caught 70-plus passes in 10 seasons. … His 122 receptions in 1994 was then-NFL single-season record. … Named to NFL’s All-Decade Team of 1990s and received 1999 NFL Man of the Year Award. … Was first- or second-team All-Pro 1994, 1995, and 1999. … Selected to play in eight Pro Bowls (1994-2001).

CURLEY CULP

Defensive Tackle 6-2, 265

CAREER: 1968-1974 Kansas City Chiefs, 1974-1980 Houston Oilers, 1980-81 Detroit Lions … 14 seasons, 179 games.

NOTABLE: Selected in second round (31st player overall) in 1968 draft by Denver Broncos. … Denver attempted to switch him to offense before trading him to Chiefs during training camp. … Fit in perfectly with Chiefs’ dominating defense. … Started at left defensive tackle in January 1970 Super Bowl win over Vikings and had three tackles, one assisted tackle. … Dealt to Houston Oilers in blockbuster trade during 1974 season. … Key veteran leader with 11 1-2 sacks to help Oilers to 10-4-0 record in his first full season with club. … Winning record in ’75 was Oilers’ first winning season in eight years and just second in 13 seasons. … Named NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year by Newspaper Enterprise Association, 1975. … Culp led defense that helped Oilers earn back-to-back appearances in AFC championship game, 1978-79. … Made All-Pro, 1975. … All-Pro second team 1971, 1977, 1978, and 1979. … First- or second-team All-AFC five times. … Elected to six Pro Bowls.

JONATHAN OGDEN

Tackle 6-9, 345

CAREER: 1996-2007 Baltimore Ravens … 12 seasons, 177 games.

NOTABLE: First-ever draft pick by Ravens. … Taken in first round (fourth player overall) in 1996 draft. … Won Outland Trophy as top lineman in college. … Instant starter for Baltimore, earned All-Rookie honors. … Leader of offensive line that helped Ravens amass more than 5,000 yards of offense in back-to-back seasons, 1996-97. … Noted as strong pass protector as well as effective run blocker. … Led way for Jamal Lewis, who became fifth player in NFL history to rush for 2,000 yards in season, 2003. … Key blocker for Lewis’ then-record 295 yards rushing vs. Cleveland, Sept. 14, 2003. … Started at left tackle in Ravens’ 16-3 win over Oakland in 2000 AFC championship game and 34-7 victory over New York Giants in Super Bowl. … NFL Alumni’s NFL Offensive Lineman of the Year, 2002. … Named All-Pro in 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2006. … Earned All-AFC honors nine times. … Voted to 11 Pro Bowls. … Selected to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of 2000s.

BILL PARCELLS

Coach

CAREER: 1983-1990 New York Giants, 1993-96 New England Patriots, 1997-99 New York Jets, 2003-06 Dallas Cowboys.

NOTABLE: Reversed fortunes of four NFL teams in 19 seasons as head coach. … Regular-season record: 172-130-1. … Postseason record is 11-8 while overall record is 183-138-1. … Experienced just five losing seasons. … Led Giants to Super Bowl victories after 1986 and 1990 seaosns. … Guided Patriots to Super Bowl appearance in 1997. … Had best two-year turnaround of 1-15 team when led Jets to 9-7 record in 1997 and 12-4 record in 1998. … First to coach four teams into playoffs. … Parcells-led teams finished in either first or second place in their division 11 times. … NFL Coach of the Year 1986 and 1994.

DAVE ROBINSON

Linebacker 6-3, 245

CAREER: 1963-1972 Green Bay Packers, 1973-74 Washington Redskins … 12 seasons, 155 games.

NOTABLE: Selected in first round (14th player overall) by Packers in 1963 NFL Draft. … Chosen in third round (17th player overall) by San Diego Chargers in AFL draft. … Signed with Green Bay and quickly built reputation as big-play performer on Vince Lombardi-coached Packers dynasty. … Started at left outside linebacker in three consecutive NFL championship wins, 1965-67. … Starting OLB in Packers victories in first two Super Bowls. … Made two tackles, five assisted tackles, one fumble recovery and had pass defense in Green Bay’s 33-14 win over Oakland in second Super Bowl. … Rebounded from Achilles tendon injury in 1970 to regain form as one of game’s finest linebackers. … Intercepted 27 passes which he returned for 449 yards in career. … Named All-Pro second team in 1968 and 1969. … First-team All-NFL selection three consecutive seasons, 1967-69. … Elected to three Pro Bowls. … Named to NFL’s All-Decade Team of 1960s.

WARREN SAPP

Defensive Tackle 6-2, 300

CAREER: 1995-2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2004-07 Oakland Raiders … 13 seasons, 198 games.

NOTABLE: Selected in first round (12th player overall) by Tampa Bay in 1995 NFL Draft. … Instant starter, named to All-Rookie Team, 1995. … Amassed 96 1-2 career sacks despite playing on interior of defensive line. … Recorded double-digit sack totals four times. … Had more than one sack in a game 23 times. … Named 1999 NFL Defensive Player of the Year after helping lead Tampa Bay to first division title in 18 years. … Had 12 1-2 sacks, 54 tackles, three forced fumbles, and recovered two fumbles, 1999. … Made career-high 16 1-2 sacks, 2000. … Started in two NFC championship games, one Super Bowl. … Made two tackles, one sack, two passes defended, and forced fumble in Bucs’ 48-21 win over Raiders in 2003 Super Bowl. … First-team All-Pro four consecutive times (1999-2002). … Second-team All-NFL in 1997, 1998. … All-NFC five times. … Selected to seven Pro Bowls. … Named to NFL’s All-Decade Teams of the 1990s, 2000s.

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