Floyd Little enters Hall of Fame

Finally, Floyd Little has been inducted into the Pro Football

Hall of Fame.

A star running back for the Denver Broncos from 1967-75 despite

being the only offensive threat on the team, Little had to wait

nearly three decades since becoming eligible before getting


One of football’s most dynamic runners during his career, Little

also was a dangerous punt and kickoff returner. In a relatively

short career, he had 12,157 all-purpose yards and scored 54

touchdowns. Yet the Broncos never were better than 7-5-2 in his


Little says of making the hall, ”There are no words to describe

the joy of experiencing this chapter, the highest honor …

everything else pales.”

In a powerful induction speech, he also encouraged people to say

”Yes I can” throughout their lives and noted he had ”given the

best I’ve got.”