Terrell Owens has responded to Marvin Harrison with this:
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After Terrell Owens missed out on the chance to become a first-ballot Hall of Famer last month, he did a lot of complaining about it. He said that he understood why some voters didn’t include him on their ballots, but he also made it clear that he believed he should have been elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He even went as far as to rip the voting process by claiming Cris Carter was able to beg his way into the Hall of Fame.
During a recent interview with the Talk of Fame Network, Marvin Harrison, who did get elected to be a part of the Hall of Fame, was asked about being selected. Specifically, he was asked if he was concerned about the fact that having both him and T.O. up for election might have made it difficult for either of them to get enough HOF votes. He said that he wasn’t concerned—and then proceeded to rip T.O. for complaining as much as he did after the votes were counted up.
“I wasn’t concerned at all,” he said. “I’m not concerned about, you know, T.O. Not one bit. I was concerned about myself. I wasn’t worried about splitting the vote with anyone. That was it. The person who was supposed to get in got in. And that was me. If he didn’t get in, that’s his problem. He can talk all that other [expletive] like he’s been doing. That’s on him. But I’m in. My jacket is gold. I will look in the rear view for nobody. So he can get his ass in whenever he gets in…if he gets in. If he doesn’t get in, too bad. The hell with him.”
Wow. It’s kind of crazy to hear Harrison talking like this about T.O., especially when you consider that Harrison was a very quiet player during his playing days. But can you really blame him for being upset about T.O. trying to steal the spotlight when this is supposed to be his moment?
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[via Pro Football Talk]