Not in Hall of Fame News

Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB.  Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players, coaches and executives.  As such, it is news to us that the Washington Commanders will be retiring the number 9 of former Hall of Fame Quarterback, Sonny Jurgensen. Jurgensen, who is 88, was associated with the franchise for over 50 years, primarily as a player, and later as a radio broadcaster. After seven seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, the latter three…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our post-2021 revision of our top 50 Dallas Cowboys. As for all of our top 50 players in football we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National Football League.  3.  Playoff accomplishments.…
As always, we here at Notinhalloffame.com continue to add and modify our sections, and as such, we are pleased to announce additions to our Basketball Futures. Specifically, the Basketball Futures look at those who will be eligible in the upcoming years for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, and it allows us to gauge your votes and comments about the players so we can better rank them once eligible. Added to the 2024 Basketball Futures are: Corey Brewer:  Brewer won two NCAA Titles with Florida and on the pro level, he was an NBA Champion with Dallas in 2011. DeMarre Carroll:  Carroll…

RIP: Len Dawson

One of the game’s greatest Quarterbacks, Len Dawson, passed away today at the age of 87 while in hospice care. A college star at Purdue, Dawson was a First Round Draft Pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1957 but the former Boilermaker accomplished nothing there as he would in Cleveland shortly thereafter.  It looked like Dawson become a bust but after being released by the Browns he would sign with the Dallas Texans and it was a match made in football heaven. Dawson would lead the American Football League in Touchdown Passes in his first season there while more importantly taking…
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced today that Don Coryell has advanced as the 2023 Coach/Contributor Finalist. Coryell is one of the most innovative minds in the history of Pro Football, having developed the Air Coryell” offense which is the prototype for today’s modern offense.  A Finalist six times before, Coryell’s creativity has never been in question, but it did not yield a Title, which is likely the reason that he has not been enshrined yet, but that day seems to be coming.  While this is not a lock for Coryell to get in, patterns indicate that this is his time.…
Football is one of the most watched sports in the world. The Super Bowl attracts over 50 million viewers yearly, with millions of gamblers betting on Super Bowl odds. These fans want to watch the best players, see the most remarkable plays, and cheer their teams to win trophies. However, the fans are not the only ones that love winning; the players do too. As a professional athlete, especially in a competitive sport like football, you'll be remembered for the trophies and matches you win with your team. The best way to be remembered as a football player is by getting…
One of the core lists for us at Notinhalloffame.com is our Football List, where we rank 300 former players who are deserving of Pro Football Hall of Fame consideration.  Unlike our other sports/hall related lists, those at the end of the countdown have significantly better enshrinement chances than the others.  As such, the glut of deserving Senior candidates dwarf that of any other sport, and we were thrilled that this year it was announced three would be named Finalists, though there are still so many snubs that remain. It is not a lock that those selected will be elected, as they move…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our post-2021 revision of our top 50 Jacksonville Jaguars. As for all of our top 50 players in football we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National Football League.  3.  Playoff accomplishments.…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our post-2021 revision of our top 50 Carolina Panthers. As for all of our top 50 players in football we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National Football League.  3.  Playoff accomplishments.…
One third of the most important and influential song writing teams has passed away, with the announcement that Lamont Dozier passing away at the age of 81. After years of putting out his own material to limited success, before he was teamed by Berry Gordy of Motown with the Holland Brothers (Brian and Eddie).  It resulted in arguably the most successful songwriing and production team in history.  The trio crafted 13 number one songs, and considerably more on the American R&B Chart, making stars out of Martha and the Vandellas, the Supremes, the Four Tops, and they would be inducted into…