December 9, 2012; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers former player Warren Sapp is introduced during the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Super Bowl champions during halftime at Raymond James Stadium. The Eagles won 23-21. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Alum Update: Warren Sapp Voted Into NFL Hall Of Fame

The 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees was released on Saturday.  Among the seven to be inducted into Canton is former Miami Hurricane, Tampa Bay Buccaneer and Oakland Raider, Warren Sapp.

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Sapp, who played 13 years in the NFL, saw action in 198 NFL games and amassed 434 total tackles with 96.5 career sacks, per ESPN.  The Miami alum was drafted in the first-round (12th overall) in the 1995 NFL draft by Tampa Bay.  Sapp spent nine years in Tampa and his final four years were played in Oakland.

Sapp was a part of the 2002 Super Bowl winning Buccaneers team coached by Jon Gruden.  That year, Sapp played in 16 games, totaled 7.5 sacks, had 41 tackles and caught two interceptions.

Per Hurricane Sports, Sapp becomes the sixth Miami Hurricane to be elected into the NFL Hall of Fame joining Ted Hendricks (1990), Michael Irvin (2007), Jim Kelly (2002), Cortez Kennedy (2012) and Jim Otto (1980).

 

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