Former Rams React to Class of 2014

Posted Feb 3, 2014

Former St. Louis Rams defensive back Aeneas Williams was announced as one of seven members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 on Saturday night. Following the announcement, we caught up with a handful of former Rams to hear what they have to say about Aeneas' accomplishments both on and off the field.

"I am truly ecstatic to see Aeneas get elected into the Hall of Fame. He is a leader, a seer and a competitor." - Former Rams WR Isaac Bruce (1994-2007)

"Aeneas was a true pro and a heck of a player.  He was also an awesome man. I'm glad to see his hard work and dedication to our game acknowledged." - Former Rams WR Torry Holt (1999-2008)

"Aeneas is the greatest do-it-all corner to ever play the game. He's the greatest man you will ever meet." - Former Rams DB LeRoy Irvin (1980-1989)

"Welcome to Canton, brother Aeneas. Your recognition is well-deserved." - Former Rams LB Jack Youngblood (1971-1984)

"Aeneas Williams was truly one of the great football players of his generation. He was a tough corner with world-class cover skills and a true professional on and off the field. Congratulations, Aeneas. You deserve the Hall of Fame." - Former Rams DB Keith Lyle (1994-2000)


In addition, many other NFL players, both past and present, acknowledged Aeneas' accomplishment on Twitter: