Cris Carter Elected To Hall Of Fame

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 at 8:18 am

Former Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter finally got elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, after not getting elected the previous five years.

Carter will be joined in the Class of 2013 by Bill Parcells, Larry Allen, Jonathan Ogden, Warren Sapp, Dave Robinson, and Curly Culp.

Carter was a fourth-round pick by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1987 supplemental draft, but spent 12 years with the Vikings.

Carter is fourth in NFL history in receptions and touchdown receptions. He finished his career with 1,101 receptions for 13,899 yards and 130 TDs.

Carter played in 188 games with the Vikings and holds franchise records in receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns and 100-yard receiving games

Carter will be enshrined in Canton, Ohio at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony in early August.

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