The humbled men in gold jackets entering football immortality were unmistakable.
The six-time Pro Bowler helped the Steelers to six playoff appearances and the franchise’s fifth Super Bowl title in 2006, which the team won in Bettis’ hometown of Detroit.
By the end of 2004, Jerome Bettis was done. Finished. Burned out.
Living in an impoverished home in the inner city, Bettis and his brother turned to selling drugs to help with finances, he said on “In Depth with Graham Bensinger.”
In light of this, ESPN decided they would write their own recruiting letters to Ndamukong Suh.
Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015 also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along with senior selection Mick Tingelhoff.
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NFL great and Detroit Public School alum Jerome Bettis makes a stop at his old stomping grounds to give a hand to his old school.
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