“I’m the only player that’s sitting here to play his entire career in the state of Florida.” Derrick Brooks, LB, 1995-2008

“It’s been long, long overdue, but now the Hall of Fame has a complete team.” Ray Guy, punter, 1973-86

“I’ve waited 30 years to get to this podium, so don’t rush me, guys.” Claude Humphrey, DE, 1968-74, 1976-81

“I’ll wear [the yellow jacket] with pride, and I promise to respect all it represents as long as I live.” Walter Jones, OT, 1997-2008

“Oh yeah, and the Bills will stay in Buffalo, too.” Andre Reed, WR, 1985-2000

To Lawrence Taylor, another Giants Hall of Famer who was in attendance: “I’m still scared of you.” Michael Strahan, DE, 1993-2007

“So I’m telling you, pay attention to the signs God’s giving you.” Aeneas Williams, DB, 1991-2004