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The immense and transformative impact that Bill Nunn had in reshaping the fortunes of the Pittsburgh Steelers, particularly during the 1970s, is becoming increasingly well-documented, and solidified with his pending induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The legendary scout played an integral role in building the roster of the dynasty years and helped to reshape how teams scouted.
During Black History Month, with the series 28 Black stories in 28 days, USA TODAY Sports examines the issues, challenges and opportunities Black athletes and sports officials face after the nation’s reckoning on race in 2020. In its purest form, scouting is a matter of interpretation, Bill Nunn Jr. declared...
To most casual fans, the name Bill Nunn Jr. isn’t familiar when discussing the most impactful talent evaluators in NFL history. After being selected to the Pro Football Hall Of Fame, that should change. Nunn was an unsung hero, contributing to one particular dynasty of the 1970s.
Kevin Colbert knows almost as well as anyone what kind of scout, and more importantly, what kind of person, Bill Nunn was. Days after Nunn’s overdue induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Colbert joined Randy Baumann on the DVE morning show to share his memories of Nunn on the scouting trail and then inside the Pittsburgh Steelers’ building.
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He was an instrumental piece in building the Steelers' dynasty of the 1970s and now he's finally heading to Canton.
He's known as one of the chief architects behind the Steelers dynasty of the 1970s and now he's finally heading to the hall of fame. KDKA's Paul Martino spoke with Bill Nunn's granddaughter about his election to Canton.
One of eight new members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Bill Nunn passed away during draft season 2014. Before Nunn died, I spent many a moment with the former sportswriter/editor/ scout/"superscout" while watching Steelers practices from either the balcony overlooking the South Side practice field or his tent perched on the hill overlooking the St. Vincent College practice field.
At the NFL Honors Ceremony on Saturday night February 6, one of the announcements is the 2021 inductees into the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers scout Bill Nunn and former guard Alan Faneca have both been selected as part of the 2021 Hall of Fame class.
The sixth time was ultimately the charm for former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Alan Faneca on Saturday as the former first-round draft pick out of LSU was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as one of the five modern-era selections for the 2021 class. In addition to Faneca on the modern-era side, former and late Steelers scout Bill Nunn was also voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a conttubutor on Saturday.
Bill Nunn, Jr. isn’t a name the casual NFL fan will know. Hell big-time NFL fans may not know his name, but they should, and now they will as he was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Nunn was one of the unsung heroes of the Pittsburgh Steelers...
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West Virginia State University alumnus Bill Nunn was announced as one of the eight members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Saturday. Nunn was a three-year captain of the West Virginia State College basketball team, including the undefeated 1948 squad, before he gave up a chance to play for the Harlem Globetrotters to embark on a career path that would reveal the promise of HBCU football players to the National Football League.
PITTSBURGH — The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its 2021 class of inductees on Saturday night, and the Steelers wing at the museum in Canton, Ohio, just got a little bigger. Legendary scout Bill Nunn and stalwart offensive lineman Alan Faneca are the newest members and will be enshrined...