NFL: Richard Seymour, Dick Vermeil and Tony Boselli don Pro Football Hall of Fame gold jackets

Richard Seymour, Dick Vermeil and Tony Boselli don Pro Football Hall of Fame gold jackets as class of 2022 attend annual NFL annual dinner forward of official enshrinement ceremony

  • NFL Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner was held Friday as a part of Hall of Fame week
  • Enshrinees have been offered Gold Jackets earlier than Saturday’s official ceremony
  • Hall of Fame induction ceremony will happen Saturday at 12pm ET

Friday night the NFL held it is Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket Dinner in Canton, Ohio. 

The annual dinner is held as a part of the NFL’s Hall of Fame week and offers these in attendance the possibility to see the present yr’s class obtain their gold jackets earlier than the weekend’s official enshrinement ceremony.

This yr’s class of inductees consists of Richard Seymour, Tony Boselli, LeRoy Butler, Sam Mills, Dick Vermeil, and Bryant Young.

From left to right, are: Bryant Young, Dick Vermeil, Tony Boselli, Richard Seymour, a photo of Sam Mills held by his widow Melanie Mills, a photo of Cliff Branch held by his sister Elaine Anderson, Leroy Butler, and a photo of Art McNally held by his grandchildren Connor and Shannon McNally

From left to proper, are: Bryant Young, Dick Vermeil, Tony Boselli, Richard Seymour, a photograph of Sam Mills held by his widow Melanie Mills, a photograph of Cliff Branch held by his sister Elaine Anderson, Leroy Butler, and a photograph of Art McNally held by his grandchildren Connor and Shannon McNally

Bryant Young, Dick Vermeil, Tony Boselli and Richard Seymour pose during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinees' Gold Jacket Dinner

Bryant Young, Dick Vermeil, Tony Boselli and Richard Seymour pose throughout the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner

Seymour, who can be the youngest member of the category is the identify most youthful followers will bear in mind having most not too long ago performed in 2012 for the then Oakland Raiders. During his profession Seymour gained three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots amongst a bevy of different accolades. 

Dick Vermeil is the one member of the category to have served as a coach having been the pinnacle coach for the Eagles, Rams and Chiefs all through an extended profession that additionally included success within the faculty recreation with UCLA.

Branch and Mills handed away in 2019 and 2005, respectively. Customary honors have been offered to family.

Former Patriots and Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour receives his gold jacket

Former Patriots and Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour receives his gold jacket

Former NFL coach Dick Vermeil points to the crowd after receiving his gold jacket Friday

Former NFL coach Dick Vermeil factors to the group after receiving his gold jacket Friday

Art Mcnally spent 9 years on the sector as an official earlier than changing into the league’s Supervisor of Officials in 1968.

He held that function till 1991, remaining concerned within the recreation till 2015 and changing into often called the ‘Father of Modern Officiating.’

The 97-year-old McNally is the primary on-field official to be inducted into the Hall. He was not in attendance for the occasion nevertheless.

Tony Boselli smiles after receiving gold jacket during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Dinner

Tony Boselli smiles after receiving gold jacket throughout the Pro Football Hall of Fame Dinner

LeRoy Butler waves after receiving gold jacket from wife Genesis Jordan in Canton, Ohio

LeRoy Butler waves after receiving gold jacket from spouse Genesis Jordan in Canton, Ohio

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