ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A Granite City (Ill.) High School South alumnus and two former St. Louis Rams are three of the fifteen finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013.
Defensive lineman Kevin Greene went from the playing fields of the Metro-East to Auburn University, and when he retired from the pros, was among the all-time NFL leaders in sacks.
Defensive back Aeneas Williams was a member of the 2000 Super Bowl Champion Rams and a perennial Pro Bowler.
Running Back Jerome Bettis won the 2006 Super Bowl with Pittsburgh after a long career with the Rams in both L.A. and Saint Louis.
Other finalists include: Michael Strahan, Jonathan Ogden, Larry Allen, Warren Sapp, Cris Carter, Tim Brown, Andre Reed, Charles Haley, Will Shields, Bill Parcells, Edward DeBartolo Junior, and Art Modell.
Between four and seven will be picked for the Hall on February 2.