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Bill Nunn will be honored in NFL Network HOF special on May 1

Updated: Jun 14


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Legendary Steelers "super scout" Bill Nunn was nominated to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 back in February and will be formally inducted this August. He'll also be honored posthumously during the "Hall of Famer Forever: Enshrinement Special."


The special will air on the NFL Network on Saturday, May 1, following the conclusion of the 2021 NFL Draft and will celebrate Nunn and eight others who are either members of the Centennial Class of 2020 or the Class of 2021.


Along with Nunn, Bobby Dillon, Winston Hill, Alex Karras, Steve Sabol, Duke Slater, Mac Speedie, Ed Sprinkle, and George Young will be honored posthumously.


Nunn retired from his full-time scouting position in 1987 but he still helped the Steelers as a part-time scout up until his passing in 2014 at the age of 89. In total, Nunn played a role in all six of the Steelers' Super Bowl titles. Nunn is the first Black contributor to ever make the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


The 2020 Centennial Class will be enshrined on Saturday, Aug. 7, and Nunn along with the rest of the Class of 2021 will have their enshrinement ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 8.





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