Troy Polamalu Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

According to Dale Lolley from DK Pittsburgh Sports, Troy Polamalu has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020!

The Selection Committee got an early start on Saturday morning to select the 5 Modern-Era Hall of Famers for the Class of 2020. Just after 4pm, the Pro Football Hall of Fame tweeted that the votes were in and the class was set.

This was Polamalu’s first time on the ballot, and he spent his entire NFL career with the Steelers where he won two Super Bowl titles with the organization. He was also the 2010 Defensive Player of The Year and was named to the Pro Bowl eight times.

Polamalu talked to CBS Sports earlier this week about being a finalist and he said, “It's not about me. It's about my teammates and I'm really happy I'm able to pay tribute to them even as being selected as a finalist." 

Polamalu joins Bill Cowher and Donnie Shell as Steelers representatives in Class of 2020.

The other Modern Era Finalists that will be inducted this year are Steve Hutchinson, Steve Atwater, Isaac Bruce and Edgerrin James.

Unfortunately, Alan Faneca, who was in in fifth year of eligibility this year, did not make it in.

The NFL Honors show will air on Fox tonight at 8pm.

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