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Brett Favre, Jordy Nelson to be inducted into Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

Posted at 9:29 AM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 14:17:54-05

MADISON, Wis. -- Two Wisconsin sports legends will soon take their rightful place in the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame, the organization announced Thursday.

Former Green Bay Packers Brett Favre and Jordy Nelson have both been selected for induction into the 70th Anniversary Class on June 5, 2020.

Favre and Nelson will join nearly 150 other great Wisconsin athletes, including Barry Alvarez, Al McGuire, Bud Selig, Donald Driver, Junior Bridgemen, Charles Woodson, Bob Uecker, and many more.

“I am looking forward to going into the 70th anniversary class of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame,” said Favre, who led the Packers to a Super Bowl Championship in Super Bowl XXXI.

“It is an honor to go into the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame on June 5, 2020, in Madison," Nelson added.

"We are honored and excited to welcome two legendary Packers, and two of my good friends to this historic institution,” said Donald Driver, Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Board President.

If you want to attend the induction ceremony, call 414-727-3605 or email to purchase tables.