Despite an objectively strong resume, Terrell Owens was not elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first two years of eligibility. In his third year of eligibility, Owens was elected to the 2018 Hall of Fame class. He ultimately declined the invitation to attend the induction ceremony in Canton, OH.
I would like to publicly thank all my family, friends and supporters for the Pro Football Hall of Fame celebration events that occurred last weekend in Chattanooga. Especially, those who attended the induction ceremony at McKenzie Arena. Wow! Thank you so much to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for everything their staff and student
Terrell Owens recently visited a Los Angeles area Boys and Girls club for a meet and greet with kids and share his inspiring story.
Official Statement: I am so grateful for all of the support my family, friends, and certainly my fans, have shown me throughout my entire career in the National Football League. When it was announced that I was going to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the response received from my fans was