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Pro Football Hall of Fame: How are players nominated?

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its 2012 class on Saturday, the day before Super Bowl XLVI. We take a look at the nomination process.

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The all-time greats given the nod are enshrined as part of the annual Enshrinement Festival in Canton, where they don the coveted yellow Hall of Fame blazers at the induction ceremony (Aug. 4 this year) and where their bronze busts are unveiled.  

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Before clicking to see our Class of 2012 picks, here is an alphabetical lists of the 15 finalists:


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