Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

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.

Your comment is subject to the rules of our Posting Policy

This comment may appear on your public profile. Public Profile FAQ

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week