united states

Pat Tillman
Born: 11/06/76
Died: 04/22/04

Pat Tillman was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 1998 Draft. After his rookie year he was offered a 5 year $9 million contract from the Rams. He turned them down due to his loyalty to the Cardinals.

May of 2002, 8 months after the 9/11 attacks, and after playing the 15th and final game of the 2001 season with a salary of $512,000. Pat Tillman turned down a 3 year $3.6 million contract with the cardinals and inlisted with the United States Army. He began Ranger School on 09/03 and graduated on 11/03. Pat served several tours of duty in the Iraq war, war on terrorism, and the Afhganistan war. On 04/22/04 Pat Tillman was killed by friendly fire while attempting to support his fellow troops under heavy fire.
Awards and Decarations.

Silver Star, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Achievment Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Global war on terrorism serivice medal, Global war on terrorism Expedtionary medal, National defense service medal, and the Army service ribbon.

We the undersigned are petitioning that the NFL and Hall of Fame Committee to induct Pat Tillman who played for the Arizona Cardinals from 1998 to 2001 into the Hall of Fame under special circumstances for his heroism, courage, bravery, and ultimate sacrifice fighting for the freedom of people he didn't know, and defending our great country, that allows the fans, players, coaches, and owners of the NFL to enjoy the game we all love so much.

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The Pat Tillman Hall of Fame Induction petition to united states was written by james raulerson and is in the category Football at GoPetition.