Rams legendary wide receiver Isaac Bruce got the call again from the Pro Football Hall of Fame Committee on Thursday, January 3. The committee named Bruce as a finalist for the 2019 Hall of Fame class that will be enshrined in August 2019.
Bruce joins 14 other finalists: tight end Tony Gonzalez, running back Edgerrin James, safety Ed Reed, safety Steve Atwater, cornerback Champ Bailey, defensive lineman Richard Seymour, center Kevin Mawae, cornerback Ty Law, guard Steve Hutchinson, guard Alan Faneca, offensive tackle Tony Boselli, safety John Lynch, coach Tom Flores, and coach Don Coryell.
Bruce spent 16 years in the NFL, 14 with the Los Angeles / St. Louis Rams and two with San Francisco 49ers. He earned four Pro Bowl berths during his career and led the league in receiving yards (1,338) in 1996.
A member of the famed “Greatest Show on Turf”, Bruce finished his career with 1,024 receptions for 15,208 yards and 91 touchdowns. He caught the game-winning touchdown pass from quarterback Kurt Warner to give the Rams their first NFL title since 1951 in Super Bowl XXXIV.