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Saturday, February 6, 2010
Steelers' statement on LeBeau

By James Walker

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II released a statement Saturday evening on Dick LeBeau's induction into the Hall of Fame.

The 2010 class will be inducted on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

"I would like to congratulate Dick on his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame," Rooney II said in the statement. "Few men in the history of the NFL have contributed more to the league as a player and coach than Dick LeBeau during his 51 years in the league. All of us with the Steelers are thrilled with his selection to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2010."

LeBeau will be joined by Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, John Randle, Russ Grimm, Rickey Jackson and Floyd Little.