Rob Ninkovich will be The Hall's next guest in its popular Speaker Series, appearing on Wednesday, March 27 from 6-8 p.m. The 8th year defensive player will answer questions from the audience and sign one autograph per person.
Ninkovich's path to the NFL was not easy. He entered the league as a 2006 fifth round pick of the New Orleans Saints and was waived four times by New Orleans and Miami before landing in New England on Aug. 2, 2009. Before joining the Patriots, he had appeared in eight games over the course of three seasons -- a total he doubled during his first season in New England. He became a starter in 2010.
Ninkovich finished 2012 with a career best eight sacks, including a game-clinching sack in overtime against the New York Jets when he hit Mark Sanchez and forced a fumble which the Patriots recovered in a 29-26 win. For the season, he finished with 61 tackles (6th on the team), 11 quarterback hits to go with his eight sacks, five forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.
Tickets for the event are $25 and include your Hall admission. They can be purchased by clicking below:
Hall members receive a 20% discount on admission.