From Canton, Ohio
The 2009 class of inductees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame will officially enter the hallowed halls of Canton Saturday evening, starting at 6 p.m.Â CDT.Â TV coverage is on ESPN and the NFL Network.
Chiefs LB Derrick Thomas will be the fifth of the six inductees who will beÂ presented. Despite the best efforts of everyone to keep the ceremonies moving, expect about 30 minutesÂ per inductee. That would put the portion of the ceremony for Thomas right around 8 o’clock.
He will be presented by former Chiefs president-GM Carl Peterson and his son Derrion will accept the honor for the Thomas family.
Here’s how the order of induction will go down:
- Ralph Wilson Jr.
- Randall McDaniel.
- Bob Hayes.
- Rod Woodson.
- Derrick Thomas.
- Bruce Smith.