Hall of Fame First Year

Updated: February 2, 2009, 7:03 AM ET
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Pro Football Hall of Fame members elected in their first year of eligibility:

Troy Aikman, 2006.

Marcus Allen, 2003.

Lance Alworth, 1978.

Raymond Berry, 1973.

George Blanda, 1981.

Mel Blount, 1989.

Terry Bradshaw, 1989.

Jim Brown, 1971.

Willie Brown, 1984.

Dick Butkus, 1979.

Earl Campbell, 1991.

Eric Dickerson, 1999.

Tony Dorsett, 1994.

John Elway, 2004.

Dan Fouts, 1993.

Darrel Green, 2008.

Joe Green, 1987.

Forrest Gregg, 1977.

Jack Ham, 1988.

John Hannah, 1991.

Franco Harris, 1990.

Ken Houston, 1986.

David (Deacon) Jones, 1980.

Jim Kelly, 2002.

Jack Lambert, 1990.

Tom Landry, 1990.

Jim Langer, 1987.

Steve Largent, 1995.

Bob Lilly, 1980.

Ronnie Lott, 2000.

Gino Marchetti, 1972.

Dan Marino, 2005.

Ollie Matson, 1972.

Bruce Matthews, 2007.

Hugh McElhenny, 1970.

Joe Montana, 2000.

Warren Moon, 2006.

Anthony Munoz, 1998.

Ray Nitschke, 1978.

Chuck Noll, 1993.

Merlin Olsen, 1982.

Jim Otto, 1980.

Jim Parker, 1973.

Walter Payton, 1993.

Barry Sanders, 2004.

Gale Sayers, 1977.

Don Shula, 1997.

O.J. Simpson, 1985.

Mike Singletary, 1998.

Jackie Slater, 2001.

Bruce Smith, 2009.

Bart Starr, 1977.

Roger Staubach, 1985.

Jan Stenerud, 1991.

Lawrence Taylor, 1999.

Johnny Unitas, 1979.

Geng Upshaw, 1987.

Paul Warfield, 1983.

Randy White, 1994.

Reggie White, 2006.

Rod Woodson, 2009.

Steve Young, 2005. 2005


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