2012 Pro Football Hall Of Fame: Chris Doleman Inducted On Saturday

Former Falcons linebacker Chris Doleman is one of six players who will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend in Canton, Ohio.

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2012 Pro Football Hall Of Fame: Chris Doleman Thanks Everyone For His Football Success

Former Atlanta Falcons defensive end Chris Doleman was inducted into the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night alongside three others all-time greats. Doleman spent 15 years in the NFL with a short two-year stint with the Falcons in 1994-95. One of his eight Pro Bowl selections came with the Falcons in 1995.

During his induction speech, Doleman he went through a lot of thank you's -- which took up the majority of his speech -- that ranged from former teammates, coaches, friends and associates. Family was very important for Doleman who thanked his children multiple times, and family determined where he played college football.

Doleman had numerous college offers but he opted to stay close to home and attend Pittsburgh so that his family could travel and come see his him play college football.

He may have had one of the best lines of the night by saying, "Anything you want in life you can get through sacks."

For more on the Falcons, check out The Falcoholic and SB Nation's NFL hub.

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2012 Pro Football Hall Of Fame: Chris Doleman To Be Inducted On Saturday

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will induct six new members on Saturday including former Falcons defensive end Chris Doleman. Those joining Doleman in the class of 2012 include Jack Butler, Dermonti Dawson, Cortez Kennedy, Curtis Martin and Willie Roaf.

The Gold Jacket Dinner took place on Friday night and will continue on Saturday with the enshrinement ceremony. The weekend will wrap up with the Hall Of Fame game on Sunday featuring the Arizona Cardinals and the New Orleans Saints. Last season's Hall of Fame Game was cancelled due to the NFL Lockout.

Here is a look at the full schedule for this weekend's Hall of Fame festivities:

Friday, Aug. 3, 5:15 p.m. - Gold Jacket Dinner

Saturday, Aug. 4, 8 a.m. - Timken Grand Parade

Saturday, Aug. 4, 4-6 p.m. - Enshrinement Celebration Fan Party

Saturday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m. - Class of 2012 Enshrinement Ceremony

Sunday, Aug. 5, 12:30 p.m. - Enshrinees Game Day Roundtable

Sunday, Aug. 5, 5-7:30 p.m. - Fan Appreciation Tailgate Party

Sunday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m. - NFL Hall of Fame Game, Arizona Cardinals Vs. New Orleans Saints

For a complete schedule of events, check out the Pro Football Hall of Fame website.

Saturday's enshrinement ceremony will be broadcast on the NFL Network, starting at 7 p.m. ET. Coverage of the event begins at 4 p.m. that day on the NFL Network.

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Former Falcons Linebacker Chris Doleman To Be Inducted Into Pro Football Hall Of Fame

Former Falcons linebacker Chris Doleman is one of six players who will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend in Canton, Ohio.

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2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductees: Chris Doleman, Former Falcon, Makes List

Chris Doleman made the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame on his second attempt. Doleman played for the Falcons in the 1994 and 1995 seasons.

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