Hall of Fame Story - Warren Sapp


DL - Miami (Fla.)
Joined Raiders: free agent, 2004

Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 3, 2013... Played 13 NFL seasons, including his final four years with Oakland... Saw action in 198 career games with 188 starts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Raiders…Totaled 96.5 career sacks, the second most by an interior lineman in NFL history... Named All-Pro four times... Selected to seven straight Pro Bowls from 1997-2003... Part of two NFL All-Decade Teams (1990s and 2000s)... Named NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1999 after posting 12.5 sacks and four forced fumbles... Set a Tampa Bay franchise record with 16.5 sacks in 2000... Played in nine postseason contests with the Buccaneers, including Super Bowl XXXVII vs. Oakland... Played for the Silver and Black from 2004-07... Started all 58 games in which he appeared for Oakland... Totaled 19.5 sacks, one interception, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries with the Raiders... Recorded 10 sacks in 2006... Played three years at Miami (Fla.)... Recipient of the 1994 Lombardi Award, presented annually to the nation's top linebacker/lineman... A first-team All-American selection as a junior... Named Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Year... Selected by the Buccaneers as the 12thoverall pick in the 1995 NFL Draft.