He is widely regarded as one of the greatest tight ends of all time.
However, he was passed over in his first year in a class that included , , and.
This quickly paid off, as Sharpe caught 53 passes in his third season.
Sharpe was escorted to the Hall of Fame ceremony by Canton native Haley Smith, continuing the tradition of pageant winners escorting the inductees.
He played there until 2003.
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In addition, Savannah State University also retired Sharpe's No.
He has co-hosted on with since 2016.