The Pro Football Hall Of Fame announced the presenters for the 2019 Enshrinees.
The official role of the presenter is to introduce the enshrinee via video and accompany the enshrinee during their enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The presenter will join the class member on stage to unveil his Bronzed Bust.
CHAMP BAILEY – Jack Reale, Champ’s agent
PAT BOWLEN – Steve “Greek” Antonopulos, longtime Broncos trainer
GIL BRANDT – Jerry Jones, Cowboys Hall of Fame owner
TONY GONZALEZ – Dennis Allen, Tony’s cousin and best friend
TY LAW – Byron Washington, Ty’s friend
KEVIN MAWAE – Tracy Mawae, Kevin’s wife
ED REED – Edward Reed, Sr., Ed’s father
JOHNNY ROBINSON – Bob Thompson, Johnny’s stepson
Tracy Mawae will become the fifth wife to present a husband when she presents Kevin.
Brandt selected Dallas Cowboys owner JERRY JONES as his presenter. This will be the fourth time Jones has served as a presenter.
Bailey chose Jack Reale, his agent, attorney and friend for the last 20 years, to present him on Aug. 3“I am honored that Champ has chosen me,” said Reale. “It was truly a joy watching him grow and develop into the league’s best defensive back and I am proud to be here for the next step in his journey.”
Reed will be presented by his father, Edward Reed, Sr. This will be the ninth time a father has presented his son at enshrinement.
The group also includes the second ever trainer as a presenter. Steve “Greek” Antonopulos has worked for the Broncos franchise for 43 years and will serve as the presenter for Bowlen.
Gonzalez will be presented by his cousin and best friend, Dennis Allen. “He’s been there since the beginning. He’s been a huge part of my life on and off the field,” Gonzalez shared. “You got to have people that are going to tell you the truth in a loving way. You don’t have to be brutally honest. You can be lovingly honest. He has always been very lovingly honest with me.”
Robinson’s stepson, Bob Thompson, will serve as his presenter. “There really aren’t adequate words to describe the emotions that I have being asked to be the presenter for Johnny Robinson. To be chosen as presenter is one of the greatest honors of my life,” said Thompson. “I bet there aren’t many guys in the world that can say that his childhood football hero eventually became his stepdad!”
Law selected his lifelong friend, Byron Washington, to serve in the role as his presenter.