Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alan Faneca and Invoice Nunn inducted into the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
CANTON, Ohio (KDKA) – Bill Nunn and Alan Faneca are now football kings.
Nunn and Faneca will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2021 in Canton, Ohio on Sunday.
Nunn, a legendary Steelers scout, was officially anchored in April during the Hall of Famer Forever, a special ceremony in the Hall of Fame. Nunn was one of eight people who were anchored posthumously. Nunn’s granddaughter, Cydney Nunn, unveiled her grandfather’s Hall of Fame bust.
It is official
Bill Nunn is a member of @ProFootballHOF. # PFHOF21 pic.twitter.com/vnmd0Gxw4z
– Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) April 28, 2021
Nunn, who helped build the famous Pittsburgh Steelers dynasty in the 1970s, was elected as a contributor to the class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame of 2021. From 1968 to 2013 he spent 45 years with the Steelers.
A video homage to Nunn will be played as part of the ceremony on Sunday. He died in 2014.
Faneca had been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame six times, but was finally made an inducting member that year.
He was drafted by the Steelers in 1998 and won a Super Bowl title with the Steelers. Faneca played on the Steelers’ offensive from 1998 to 2007 and also spent time with the New York Jets and the Arizona Cardinals.
In 2011 Faneca announced his retirement from the NFL.
Legendary Steelers colleagues Troy Polamalu, Bill Cowher and Donnie Shell were worshiped on Saturday.