"Believe me when I tell you all, where I come from, I knew I had to carry you all", Moss said.
There's no question that Jerry Rice is The GOAT.
"These writers disregarded the system, the criteria and bylaws in which guys are inducted, and ultimately the true meaning of the Hall of Fame and what it represents".
Owens teared up multiple times during his speech and got extremely emotional while talking about his mom, Marilyn Owens Heard, and his late grandma.
"I will never regret this day", Owens said.
Owens explained his decision to not attend the official Hall of Fame ceremony was in effort to spark change for what he perceives as mistreatment of certain athletes who have been eligible to be enshrined.
Moss announced during his speech that he will be back in his hometown of Rand on Sunday afternoon to hold a party for those who still live in his community.
"I wanted to take a stand so the next guy coming after me will not have to go through what I and others have gone through, whether it's three years or 45 years, you should get what you've rightfully earned". "I'm sorry we didn't bring it home".
"And then for [Urlacher] to just give a little talk to the guys, you don't get many of those". He's also eighth on the all-time career receptions list (1,078) and third in receiving touchdowns (153). "But I love me more".
Fans wore Owens' No. 81 jersey from his stints in Dallas, San Francisco and Philadelphia. Every time I go there, they welcome me with open arms.
Toward the end of his speech, Moss recognized all of the people that he saw on a daily basis throughout his 14-year National Football League career.