Hall of Famers coming to Canton

Bob Lilly during his Enshrinement.

Thirty years ago, the man they called "Mr. Cowboy," Bob Lilly stood on the front steps of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and delivered his enshrinement speech. This August he'll be on the grand enshrinement stage inside Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium.

Lilly is one of more than 80 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame who are expected to return for August's Enshrinement Festival. In what has become one of the great traditions in sports, these football legends come back to Canton each summer to welcome the newest class of enshrinees.


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The Class of 2010 – Russ Grimm, Rickey Jackson, Dick LeBeau, Floyd Little, John Randle, Jerry Rice, and Emmitt Smith – will be formally enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. ET.


Lilly, who will travel to Canton with his wife Ann, celebrates the 30th anniversary of his induction in 1980. "I've been thinking about that this year. I realize how old I am and I can't believe it. It seems like it was only yesterday."

Tickets remain for the enshrinement ceremony. The Enshrinement will also be broadcast live by the NFL Network and ESPN.

Here is the list of the Hall of Famers attending the 2010 Enshrinement Festival. (as of  Aug. 06, 2010; 7:55 a.m.)

Troy Aikman
Marcus Allen
Lem Barney
Bobby Bell
Raymond Berry
Elvin Bethea
Mel Blount
Willie Brown
Nick Buoniconti
Harry Carson
Willie Davis
Fred Dean
Joe DeLamielleure
Eric Dickerson
Dan Dierdorf
Art Donovan
Carl Eller
Joe Gibbs
Darrell Green
Joe Greene
Forrest Gregg
Bob Griese
Franco Harris
Mike Haynes
Ted Hendricks
Ken Houston
Michael Irvin
Deacon Jones
Leroy Kelly
Paul Krause
Willie Lanier
Steve Largent
Yale Lary
Bob Lilly
Larry Little
James Lofton
Howie Long
Ronnie Lott
Tom Mack
John Madden
Dan Marino
Randall McDaniel
Tommy McDonald
Hugh McElhenny
Don Maynard
Bobby Mitchell
Art Monk
Joe Montana
Warren Moon
Lenny Moore
Mike Munchak
Jim Otto
Alan Page
Joe Perry
Mel Renfro
Dan Rooney
Bob St. Clair
Charlie Sanders
Gale Sayers
Billy Shaw
Bruce Smith
Jackie Smith
Roger Staubach
Jan Stenerud
Dwight Stephenson
Lynn Swann
Charley Taylor
Jim Taylor
Andre Tippett
Charley Trippi
Paul Warfield
Roger Wehrli
Dave Wilcox
Larry Wilson
Ralph Wilson, Jr.
Rod Woodson
Rayfield Wright
Ron Yary
Steve Young
Jack Youngblood
Gary Zimmerman
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