Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve Its History, Promote its Values & Celebrate Excellence Everywhere
* Prior to 1970, the process for naming just 15 finalists was not defined. Beginning in 2007, the process included naming 17 Finalists that was comprised of 15 Modern-Era candidates and two Senior nominees.
A Contributor category was added to the Selection Process in 2015 bringing the total number of Finalists to 18.
In 2020, the Selection Process was amended to include 15 Modern-Era Finalists, one Coach Finalist, one Contributor Finalist and one Senior Finalist for a total of 18 Finalists.
CAPS INDICATE THOSE ELECTED TO THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME
Year-by-Year listing of Finalists