Jerome abram bettis sr, nicknamed the bus, is a former american football halfback who played for the los angeles rams/st louis rams and pittsburgh steelers of the national football league bettis is seventh on the list of nfl rushing yards leaders he retired in 2006 after the steelers won super bowl xl in his native detroit, michigan, beating the seattle seahawks bettis was inducted into the pro football hall of fame in 2015.
So, when jerome bettis walked onto the stage in canton, ohio to accept his hall of fame candidacy with “renegade” blaring in the background, i got chills but i wasn’t cold bettis’ hall of fame speech was exactly like his career. Former steelers running back jerome bettis took the stage to give a speech upon his induction into the pro football hall of fame the bus, a six-time pro bowler known for his powerful running style, came out to roars from a heavily pro-steelers crowd that made the trip to canton, ohio to see him speak.
What an all time great enshrinement speech from an unbelievable football player, and an even better person, jerome “the bus” bettis #hof — josh davis (@josh_davis_29) august 9, 2015 his speech was so great, even espn’s skip bayless liked it all-time great hall of fame speech, straight from the heart of jerome bettis. Jerome bettis enshrinement speech well, listen here we've got to get one thing understood here tonight we are in canton, ohio, but this is steeler country [cheers and applause] i let my classmate borrow my towel, so i need another towel here we go steelers, here we go here we go steelers, here we go [crowd chanting.
Steelers hall of fame running back, jerome bettis’ 2017 pro football hall of fame induction speech. Jerome bettis says the bus will always and forever run in canton, ohio in his hall of fame speech on saturday.
Jerome bettis’ enshrinement speech take a moment to experience history as jerome gives thanks to family, friends, and fans at the the pro football hall of fame enshrinement ceremony filled with passion and emotions. Jerome bettis was selected in the first round, 10th player overall, out of notre dame by the los angeles rams in the 1993 nfl draft he finished second in the nfl in rushing during his rookie season after gaining 1,429 yards. Bettis is currently the host of the jerome bettis show on wpxi-tv, filmed at heinz field in pittsburgh, airing saturdays at 7:00 pm and 1:00 am he was a commentator for the nfl network and a former nbc studio analyst for football night in america.
But jerome “the bus” bettis also delivered an eloquent, classy and poignant speech that, even if you’re not a steelers fan, inspired you wow, thoroughly inspired by jerome bettis’s #hof speech.