Talk of Fame Network – Otis Taylor for Hall of Fame?

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Ron Borges, Rick Gosselin and Clark Judge get it.  They are all longtime football writers, and all three have hall of fame votes.  Fortunately for us, they appreciate the history of the AFL as well.  Recently on their site, the Talk of Fame Network, Rick Gosselin posted an article titled State Your Case: Why WR Otis Taylor Deserves a Look from Canton.

The summary as stated by a HoF voter?  Otis Taylor deserves enshrinement… as do Charlie Hennigan and Lionel Taylor.

Maybe now that the Packerss Jerry Kramer has finally received the induction he has so long been denied, the senior committee will be able to take a look at the long list of AFL’ers who are also so worthy of induction; Johnny Robinson, Otis Taylor, Walt Sweeney, Art Powell, and on and on and on…

Todd Tobias (783 Posts)

Todd Tobias's interest in the American Football League began in 1998, when he wrote my master's thesis about Sid Gillman. He created this site to educate and entertain football fans with the stories of the American Football League, 1960-1969. You can follow Todd and get more AFL history on Twitter @TalesfromtheAFL.



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2 Responses to Talk of Fame Network – Otis Taylor for Hall of Fame?

  1. OLDMUNICIPAL says:

    I don’t know if this is truly a case of old NFL discrimination, but stuff like this is why I root for the AFL in the Super Bowl (although as a Chiefs fan, I struggle if it means rooting for the Broncos or Raiders).

  2. hennigan4thehall says:

    Hey the link above (State Your Case: Why WR Otis Taylor Deserves a Look from Canton.) is not working.

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