Via his verified Twitter account, former Rams and Steelers tailback Jerome Bettis indicated Saturday evening that he has been selected to the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015.
Wrote Bettis: “So happy to be amongst the games greatest players!! My Family and I are truly honored and blessed!”
Ed Bouchette, the Steelers’ beat writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a member of the Hall’s selection committee, confirmed in a story for the newspaper that Bettis had made the Hall.
On Twitter, the Steelers congratulated Bettis for his induction writing: “The Bus is headed to the
@ProFootballHOF! Congratulations to @JeromeBettis36 on a well-deserved honor!”
Bettis rushed for 13,662 yards in 12 NFL seasons, sixth-most in league history.