Ray Lewis, Randy Moss and Brian Urlacher have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.
They are joined in the Class of 2018 by Terrell Owens and Brian Dawkins as the modern-era selections. Owens was in his third year of eligibility and third as a finalist, while Dawkins was in his second year of eligibility.
Owens acknowledged his selection in an Instagram post prior to the official announcement.
1,505 Likes, 185 Comments – Terrell Owens (@terrellowens) on Instagram: “CONGRATS to the HOF CLASS OF 2018. We’re GOLDEN! “
Longtime personnel executive Bobby Beathard was voted in as a contributor and seniors committee nominees Jerry Kramer and Robert Brazile were also voted in.
Lewis played his entire career with the Baltimore Ravens and was as a 13-time Pro Bowl selection, two-time Defensive Player of the Year and Super Bowl MVP.
Moss ranks second all-time in touchdown receptions with 156 and had eight 1,200-yard seasons in his career.
The Hall of Fame’s enshrinement ceremony will be Aug. 4 in Canton, Ohio.