Warren Sapp was taken as the 12th player overall in the 1995 draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Sapp racked up an unusually high total of sacks for an interior defensive lineman as he registered 96.5 career sacks.
Sapp recorded 12.5 sacks, 54 tackles, three forced fumbles, and recovered two fumbles to earn NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1999.
In 2002, Sapp was the leader of a Bucs’ defense that led the NFL in total defense and pass defense.
Warren earned first-team All-Pro acclaim in four straight seasons from 1999-2002 and was voted to seven Pro Bowls during his career.
Sapp was named to multiple NFL All-Decade Teams (1990s and 2000s).
Warren spent the last four years of his NFL career with the Oakland Raiders.
Warren Sapp (second from left) on the set of the Class of 2013 Announcement Show shortly after learning of his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The announcement show aired live on NFL Network. Seated (L-R): NFL Netowrk host Chris Rose, Sapp, Cris Carter, Jonathan Ogden, Larry Allen, and Class of 2009 enshrinee Rod Woodson.
Warren Sapp shares his emotion after making it into the Hall of Fame.
Warren Sapp being fitted for his Hall of Fame Gold Jacket.
Hall of Fame sculpter Blair Buswell takes measurements of Warren Sapp for his Hall of Fame bust.
Warren Sapp adds his signature to a Hall of Fame mini helmet featuring the Class of 2013.