2006 Hall of Fame Weekend in Review

01/01/2005

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Six legends of pro football - Troy Aikman, Harry Carson, John Madden, Warren Moon, Reggie White, and Rayfield Wright - were greeted by more than 19,000 fans in Fawcett Stadium on August 5th as they were formally enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The following night Fawcett Stadium again came alive to the cheers of a capacity crowd as the Oakland Raiders battled the Philadelphia Eagles in the AFC-NFC Hall of Fame Game.

Here's the complete recap of the 2006 Enshrinement Celebration:

The Class of 2006
VIDEO: Watch the August 5th Enshrinement Ceremony
VIDEO: Watch the Class of 2006 press conference on the eve of the enshrinement ceremony
Notes and Quotes about the Class of 2006
VIDEO/AUDIO: Class of 2006 announced from Detroit
Selection Process: 15 Finalists | Semi-Finalists | Preliminary Nominees | Senior Nominees


Troy Aikman
Hall of Fame Bio
VIDEO: Troy Aikman's Enshrinement speech
Enshrinement speech transcript
Gil Brandt, NFL.com: Hall recall: Troy Aikman
VIDEO: NFL Films chronicles Troy's career
 PHOTO GALLERY: Troy enjoys the weekend
PHOTO GALLERY: Troy's career


Harry Carson
Hall of Fame Bio
VIDEO: Harry Carson's enshrinement speech
Enshrinement speech transcript
Gil Brandt, NFL.com: Hall recall: Harry Carson
VIDEO: NFL Films chronicles Harry's career
 PHOTO GALLERY: Harry enjoys the weekend
PHOTO GALLERY: Harry's career


John Madden
Hall of Fame Bio
VIDEO: John Madden's enshrinement speech
Enshrinement speech transcript
Gil Brandt, NFL.com: Hall recall: John Madden
Vic Carucci, NFL.com: Madden enters Hall on coaching merits
VIDEO: NFL Films chronicles John's career
 PHOTO GALLERY: John Madden enjoys the weekend
PHOTO GALLERY: John's career


Warren Moon
Hall of Fame Bio
VIDEO: Warren Moon's enshrinement speech
Enshrinement speech transcript
Gil Brandt, NFL.com: Hall recall: Warren Moon
Bob Temple, NFL.com: Moon blazed many trails to Canton
VIDEO: NFL Films chronicles Warren's career
 PHOTO GALLERY: Warren enjoys the weekend
PHOTO GALLERY: Warren's career


Reggie White
Hall of Fame Bio
VIDEO: Reggie White's enshrinement speech
Enshrinement speech transcript
Gil Brandt, NFL.com: Hall recall: Reggie White
Craig Ellenport, NFL.com: Even in spirit, White still dominates
VIDEO: NFL Films chronicles Reggie's career
 PHOTO GALLERY: Sara White enjoys the weekend
PHOTO GALLERY: Reggie's career


Rayfield Wright
Hall of Fame Bio
VIDEO: Rayfield Wright's enshrinement speech
Enshrinement speech transcript
Gil Brandt, NFL.com: Hall recall: Rayfield Wright
VIDEO: NFL Films chronicles Rayfield's career
 PHOTO GALLERY: Rayfield enjoys the weekend
PHOTO GALLERY: Rayfield's career

 

Photo Galleries
The Class! - Images of the six members of the Class of 2006 throughout HOF Weekend:
Aikman | Carson | Madden | Moon | White | Wright
AFC-NFC Hall of Fame Game - The Oakland Raiders downed the Philadelphia Eagles, 16-10, in the 2006 HOF Game.
First Play 2006 - Nearly 1,600 children passed a football from downtown Canton, where the NFL was founded, to the front steps of the Hall of Fame.
 Hall of Fame readies for enshrinement - The Hall of Fame grounds are prepared for the upcoming Enshrinement Celebration.
2006 Enshrinees Dinner - The Class of 2006 was presented with their coveted gold jackets at a ceremony held during the Enshrinement Celebration.
Enshrinees Roundtable Luncheon - The Class of 2006 reflects on their careers in an event emceed by Rich Eisen of the NFL Network.
Class of 2006 murals - The Class of 2006 is featured in original artwork.
Class of 2006 in bronze - the bronze busts of Troy Aikman, Harry Carson, John Madden, Warren Moon, Reggie White, and Rayfield Wright.

 

AFC-NFC Hall of Fame Game
Raiders beat Eagles in Hall of Fame Game

 

More from the weekend

Returning enshrinees - Almost 70 members of the Hall of Fame were on hand to welcome the Class of 2006.
Lesley Visser named Pete Rozelle Award Winner
McClain honored with 2006 McCann Award
2006 Student Art Contest
2006 Mascot winner
Read Miller honored as photographer of the year
Amateur photographer wins trip to HOF Weekend
NFL.com's Hall of Fame blog

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