Ted Hendricks

Ted Hendricks

Hall of Fame Story - Ted Hendricks


LB - Miami (Fla.)
Joined Raiders: Free agent, 1975

Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 4, 1990... Played in every game during his 15 NFL seasons, including nine with Silver and Black... Played in 131 consecutive league games with Raiders, 215 in career, most by any linebacker in NFL history... Member of all three Raider teams that won the World Championship of Professional Football (1976, 1980 and 1983)... Intercepted 26 passes for 332 yards and one touchdown while recovering 16 opponents fumbles... Shares NFL record for most safeties in pro career with four... Also shares postseason NFL record for most opponent's fumbles recovered in career with four... Scored three touch- downs in career — on a fumble recovery, interception return and return of blocked punt... Named All-AFC seven times, All-NFC once and played in eight AFC-NFC Pro Bowls... Second round pick in the 1969 Draft by Baltimore Colts... Was a member of Baltimore's Super Bowl V Championship team... Played for Colts before being traded to Green Bay in 1974, then joined Raiders as free agent in 1975... Three-time All-America linebacker/defensive end at the University of Miami... Named to the NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time team in 1994.