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Curtis Martin heads to the Hall of Fame

Paul Hackett never imagined he would be making a trip to Canton, Ohio, for the Hall of Fame induction of Curtis Martin. Not for the running back he saw at the University of Pittsburgh, a player who lacked focus, durability, and desire.

“In those early days, if you’d have told me I was going to be going to Canton to see him, I would have shaken my head,” said Hackett, who coached Martin both at Pitt and with the Jets.

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