2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame: Meet Floyd Little

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2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame: Meet Floyd Little

Young children all over the country grow up idolizing their favorite players, wanting to become the next “insert name here.” But when you have a major superstar actually come from your hometown, the fire burns even brighter.

For those children who grew up playing football in southern Connecticut towards the end of the “Baby Boom,” 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee Floyd Little may have been that fuel.

The New Haven, Connecticut native went from troubled prep star to Denver Broncos legend in the span of a decade, and while his now-Hall of Fame career spanned only nine years, it saw Little play in two leagues, rack up dozens of accolades, and eventually achieve numerous firsts.

Let’s take a look at the first Denver Bronco to ever have his jersey retired by the team.

Young children all over the country grow up idolizing their favorite players, wanting to become the next “insert name here.” But when you have a major superstar actually come from your hometown, the fire burns even brighter.

For those children who grew up playing football in southern Connecticut towards the end of the “Baby Boom,” 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee Floyd Little may have been that fuel.

The New Haven, Connecticut native went from troubled prep star to Denver Broncos legend in the span of a decade, and while his now-Hall of Fame career spanned only nine years, it saw Little play in two leagues, rack up dozens of accolades, and eventually achieve numerous firsts.

Let’s take a look at the first Denver Bronco to ever have his jersey retired by the team.

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