ESPN's Tom Jackson To Receive 2015 Pro Football Hall Of Fame Rozelle Award
July 8, 2015 at 3:57 AM (PT)
ESPN football commentator and former DENVER BRONCOS linebacker TOM JACKSON will receive the 2015 PETE ROZELLE Radio-Television Award from the PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME. JACKSON will be honored during the 2015 Enshrinement Ceremony in CANTON, OH on AUGUST 8th.
JACKSON has been a host with CHRIS BERMAN (a ROZELLE Award winner in 2010) on the TV network's "SUNDAY NFL COUNTDOWN" for over 25 years, hosted "NFL PRIMETIME" in 1987-2005, serves as analyst on "MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN," and hosted a daily syndicated radio feature, "BEHIND THE LINE."
“Playing in the NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE was a dream come true, but never did it occur to me that I’d have a second career so gratifying and an award like this bestowed upon me,” said JACKSON. “I admire and deeply respect the former recipients of the PETE ROZELLE Radio-Television Award. I’m so honored to join this club. And to all those who have contributed to my success as a broadcaster, I humbly and sincerely say thank you.”