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Walter Jones' Hall of Fame Speech

"I think you're a million dollars walking around broke." - Walter Jones' high school coach, after seeing Walter play football for the first time.

Jason Miller

"I am so honored to wear this gold jacket," began Walter Jones for his Pro Football Hall of Fame acceptance speech. "I wear it with pride and I promise to represent it well. I am honored to join Steve Largent and Cortez Kennedy as the third player to represent the Seahawks and the 12th Man in the Hall of Fame."

Listen, and watch the rest here. It's everything you think it'd be from Walter: classy, humble, kind, funny, and warm. So, so great to see the GOAT get his gold jacket and enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


Walter Jones' Enshrinement Transcript
A transcript of Walter Jones' Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech:

Walter Jones is inducted into the Hall of Fame
Former Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones is inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame induction speech shows another side of Walter Jones
A man of few words during his 12-season Hall of Fame career with the Seahawks, nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Walter Jones revealed a side of himself on Saturday night that only those who know him best had seen.

Walter Jones gives thanks where it was due
Many expected as close to the silent treatment as he could get when Walter Jones made his Pro Football Hall of Fame acceptance speech on Saturday night. But the nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle got the last word, and last laugh.

Walter Jones has 'attitude of gratitude' for Hall of Fame inclusion - ESPN
Walterius Jones, the 14-year-old son of Walter Jones, said it all about his dad in seven words Seattle Seahawks fans have heard before: They said h

Elated Jones dons well-deserved gold jacket | Sportspress Northwest
"I want to thank Mike Holmgren for bringing success to the Northwest," said Jones. "I want to thank all of my teammates for contributing so much to my success. Without them, I wouldn’t be here today."

Former Aliceville High player Walter Jones inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame |
CANTON, Ohio | Defensive back Aeneas Williams had the fans and fellow Hall of Famers chanting in the stands to give it their all.