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2021 Hall of Fame schedule, speech time: Everything you need to know about Calvin Johnson

When will Calvin Johnson speak? When will he get his gold jacket. We’ve got all the info here.

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Hall of Fame week already kicked off on Thursday night with the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers kicking off the 2021 preseason with the Hall of Fame game. There are plenty more festivities down in Canton this weekend, and Detroit Lions fans should keep their eye on everything, because it’s a huge week for legendary receiver Calvin Johnson, who will be officially inducted into the 2021 class later this weekend.

It’s a unique weekend for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, as they will be inducting two teams into the hallowed grounds. The 2020 team—which never got their proper ceremony due to COVID-19 last year—will have their inductions speeches on Saturday. While the 2021 class, including Johnson, will take the podium on Sunday night.

Here’s all the information you need to know about the Hall of Fame weekend and when to tune in for Megatron.

Gold Jacket Ceremony

Date/Time: Friday August 6, 2021 — 6 p.m. ET
TV: Unfortunately this event is not televised

2020 Hall of Fame induction ceremony

(Note: This is last year’s class. Calvin Johnson is in the 2021 induction on Sunday)

Date/Time: Saturday, August 7, 2021 — 6:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN, NFL Network
Inductees (in order of speeches): Harold Carmichael, Cliff Harris, Edgerrin James, Steve Atwater, Paul Tagliabue, Steve Hutchinson, Donnie Shell, Isaac Bruce, Jimbo Covert, Troy Polamalu, Jimmy Johnson, Bill Cowher

2021 Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Date/Time: Saturday, August 8, 2021 — 7 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN, NFL Network
Inductees (in order of speeches): Drew Pearson, Tom Flores, Peyton Manning, John Lynch, Calvin Johnson, Alan Faneca, Charles Woodson

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