7 results for tag: Jerry Rice


Kevin Mawae in 2019 Pro Football HoF

Congratulations to Seahawks Legend Kevin Mawae, who is one of the eight new members of the 2019 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Mawae was a second-round draft pick by the Seahawks in the 1994 NFL Draft, where he played 4 seasons at center (1994-1997). He would go on to play 8 seasons with the N.Y. Jets (1998-2005) and 4 seasons with the Tennessee Titans (2006-2009). The eight-time Pro Bowler said he was elated when he heard David Baker, the Hall of Fame president and chief executive, knock on his hotel door to inform him of the news. "It caught me off guard," Mawae said. "When they say the knock’s going to be a big, boisterous ...

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Remembering Cortez Kennedy

The Seattle Seahawks organization, Seahawks fans, and the NFL community are saddened at the sudden passing of Cortez Kennedy, who died Tuesday in Orlando, Florida. He was 48. “Nothing suspicious to report. OPD conducting investigation into his unattended passing,” the Orlando Police Department tweeted. "Cortez Kennedy has been a pillar of the Seahawks franchise since joining the team as a rookie in 1990," the Seahawks said in a statement. "Tez was the heart and soul of the Seahawks through the 1990s and endeared himself to 12s all across the Pacific Northwest as a player who played with a selfless and relentless approach to the game. We ...

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Jerry Rice Inducted into Black College Football Hall of Fame

Jerry Rice will have to wait a few more months before his official induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. But he recently received another very significant honor with his induction into the Black College Football Hall of Fame. The inaugural class of eight players, two coaches and a journalist were officially inducted on Saturday, February 20, in Atlanta, Georgia. Besides Rice (Mississippi Valley State), the class is made up of eight College Football Hall of Famers including: Buck Buchanan (Grambling State); Willie Gallimore (Florida A&M); Willie Lanier (Morgan State); Walter Payton (Jackson State); Ben Stevenson ...

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Jerry Rice Elected into Black College Football Hall of Fame

Former Seahawks wide receiver Jerry Rice is one of seven legenday players who will be inducted in February into the Black College Football Hall of Fame. The hall honors the greatest football players and coaches from historically black colleges and universities. ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden will serve as master of ceremonies, and the ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 20, 2010, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Joining Rice are six players, two coaches and one contributor who will be inducted into the inaugural Hall of Fame class, chosen by a selection committee comprised of prominent journalists and football ...

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John Randle & Jerry Rice to Enter Pro Football Hall of Fame

Congratulations to John Randle and Jerry Rice, who today were elected as part of a seven-man class into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class was elected by the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee who met the day before Super Bowl XLIV in South Florida. The newest members of the Hall were selected from a list of 17 finalists who had been determined earlier by the committee. Joining the former Seahawks in the 2010 class are guard Russ Grimm, linebacker Rickey Jackson, cornerback Dick LeBeau, running back Floyd Little, and running back Emmitt Smith. Former Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy was also on the final ten list, ...

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Three Alumni Semifinalists for 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame

December 7, 2009 By Bill Boehlke Three Seahawks alumni are among the 25 semifinalists being considered for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010. Cortez Kennedy, John Randle and Jerry Rice are among the modern era semifinalists for the Canton, Ohio shrine. The Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee chose the 25 semifinalists from the list of 131 preliminary nominees. Each of the remaining 25 nominees on the Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee’s list of nominees has been a semifinalist at least once prior to this year. The list of 25 includes a coach, Don Coryell, and two contributors, Art Modell and Paul Tagliabue. The complete ...

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John Friesz & Jerry Rice Join 2006 College Football Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame Divisional Class for 2006, which considers players and coaches from NCAA Divisions I-AA, II, III, and the NAIA for induction, has announced two Seahawks alumni amongst four players being inducted. John Friesz and Jerry Rice will be in this year’s class, which will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame during Enshrinement Ceremonies at the Hall, August 11-12, in South Bend, Indiana. The class includes: PLAYERS Kevin Dent – DB, Jackson State, 1985-88 John Friesz – QB, Idaho, 1986-89 Ronnie Mallett – E, Central Arkansas, 1978-81 Jerry Rice – WR, Mississippi Valley State, 1981-84 COACHES Dick Farley – ...

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