Larry Allen Video: Watch Former NFL Star Thank His Wife in Hall of Fame Speech

August 4, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the old saying goes, "behind every great man there stands a great woman."
Even men like newly enshrined Hall of Fame offensive lineman Larry Allen. 
Allen was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2013 class on Saturday and gave a speech to the Canton crowd that lasted over 16 minutes. 
The former Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers lineman touched on bench pressing, performance-enhancing drugs and spoke from his heart during the speech, showing a softer side of himself that defensive linemen in the late 1990s probably wish would have been part of his demeanor sooner. 
Allen also thanked his wife, Janelle, for her love and support over the course of his career. The pair have two children together, and the one-time Super Bowl champion had no problem sharing an interesting story about how their lives first became connected. 
Let's just put it this way: The key to Larry Allen's heart was firmly attached to his love fo...

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