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Former Michigan cornerback Ty Law elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

The former Wolverine is headed to Canton


Sometimes former Wolverines have to head to the state of Ohio.

Later this year, cornerback Ty Law will be going there for the greatest of reasons.

Law was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

During his time at Michigan, Law racked up with 154 tackles (120 solo), 6 interceptions, and 17 passes defended. Law was a two-time unanimous All-Big Ten selection and and received first-team All-American honors from the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

After Law’s junior season, he declared for the NFL Draft where he was selected by the New England Patriots with the 23rd overall pick in the 1st Round. Law went on to have an incredible pro career where he accumulated 53 interceptions and 7 touchdowns. Law won three Super Bowls with the Patriots, went to 5 pro bowls, led the league in interceptions twice, and was a two time first-team all pro.

A member of the 2000’s All-Decade team, Law was an absolute joy to watch. I have fond memories of going to a few Patriots at Colts games in the 90’s and I always found him to be a great competitor, someone who played football the way it was meant to be played.

A big congratulations to Ty Law, hopefully Michigan will name him an honorary captain in 2019.