The voters have spoken and although Shannon Sharpe made the list of the final 10 candidates, he was not voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Those who were voted in to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2009 are:
* Wide Receiver Bob Hayes — 1965-1974 Dallas Cowboys, 1975 San Francisco 49ers
* Offensive Guard Randall McDaniel — 1988-1999 Minnesota Vikings, 2000-01 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
* Defensive End Bruce Smith — 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000-03 Washington Redskins
* Linebacker Derrick Thomas — 1989-1999 Kansas City Chiefs
* Buffalo Bills Owner/Founder Ralph Wilson Jr.
* Defensive Back Rod Woodson — 1987-1996 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1997 San Francisco 49ers, 1998-2001 Baltimore Ravens, 2002-03 Oakland Raiders
Click here to read how the voting process is conducted.