The Road to Canton Warren Sapp: Relentless
Debuting Friday at 8 p.m. ET, The Road to Canton Warren Sapp: Relentlesschronicles the life of Warren Sapp. The one-hour special features footage of Sapps undeniable talent as a high school standout, his transformation at the University of Miami, and his dominance in the NFL.
Before Sapp was a 300-pound force on the defensive line, the Plymouth, Florida native was a slimmed-down tight end, punter and kicker at Apopka High School. When the future NFL Defensive Player of the Year put on 70 pounds as a freshman at Miami, he changed positions to defensive line and his Hall of Fame career was launched.
Despite being a top NFL prospect, Sapp fell in the 1995 NFL Draft. During the program, Warren Sapp opens up about the experience and mistakes in judgment which caused the fall including his admittance to marijuana use. His mother,Annie Roberts, reflects on the tumultuous time in her sons life.
Once solidified in the NFL, Sapp developed a fierce rivalry with quarterbackBrett Favre.Relentlesschronicles the long-standing on-the-field battle which turned into a friendship bonded by mutual admiration.
Relentlessfeatures interviews with the most impactful people in Sapps life:
Chip Gierke Warren Sapps high school football coach
NFL Network broadcasts exclusive coverage of the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Saturday at 7 p.m. ET
The 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class is highlighted by NFL Network analyst and 13-year NFL veteranWarren Sapp. Former NFL playersLarry Allen,Chris Carter,Jonathan Ogden,Curley Culp&Dave Robinsonand former head coachBill Parcellscomplete the 2013 Class. A contingent of 130 Hall of Fame legends will participatein the 2103 Enshrinement Ceremony to celebrate the Pro Football Hall of Fames 50th anniversary.