Only one Pro Football Hall of Famer has won five Super Bowls, the most of any player in NFL history. Several Hall of Famers earned four Super Bowl rings, a majority coming from the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970s – a franchise that won four Super Bowls in less than a decade.
Find out below which Hall of Famers have won the most Super Bowls!
Charles Haley (5)
Charles Haley is the only player to play on five winning Super Bowl teams. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 4th round of the 1986 NFL Draft where he began his career as linebacker and led the franchise in sacks in each of his first six seasons. After he was traded to the Dallas Cowboys, Haley moved to defensive end and was twice named NFC Defensive Player of the Year. This five-time Pro Bowler and twice All-Pro selection was a member of 10 divisions championship teams and recorded six double-digit sack totals bringing his career total to 100.5.
Mel Blount (4)
Mel Blount was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 1970 NFL Draft. He was the prototype cornerback of his era with superior speed, strength and intelligence. He started in four Super Bowl victories in which he had a key interception in Super Bowl IX. Blount was All-Pro four years and NFL Defensive MVP in 1975 and was named to five Pro Bowls. He played in 200 of 201 regular season games totaling 57 interceptions, 736 yards and 13 opponents’ fumble recoveries.
Terry Bradshaw (4)
Terry Bradshaw was the first player chosen in the 1970 NFL Draft. He played with the Pittsburgh Steelers for 14 seasons where he demonstrated his excellent throwing arm and even called his own plays. He led the Steelers to four Super Bowl titles and was named MVP in Super Bowls XIII and XIV. He held Super Bowl records for touchdowns (9) and yards (932) as well as post-season records for touchdowns (30) and yards (3,833). His finished his career with 27,989 yards, 212 TDs passing, 2,257 yards and 32 TDs rushing.
Joe Greene (4)
Joe Greene was the consensus All-American in 1968 leading him to be the No. 1 pick in the 1969 NFL Draft. He became the cornerstone of the Steelers’ franchise that dominated the NFL in the 1970s and served as a team leader who possessed size, speed, strength and determination. He was selected as NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1972 and 1974 and named All-Pro or All-AFC nine years. Greene played in four super Bowls, six AFC Title Games and 10 Pro Bowls.
Franco Harris (4)
The No. 1 pick in the 1972 NFL Draft, Franco Harris provided big-back power to the Steelers offense. This nine-time Pro Bowler and once All-Pro selection rushed 1,000 yards for eight seasons and had 1,556 yards rushing in 19 post-season games. Harris was MVP in Super Bowl XI in which he had 158 yards rushing. His career totals include 12,120 yards and 91 TDs rushing, 2,287 yards and 9 TDs receiving, and 14,622 combined net yards.
Ted Hendricks (4)
Ted Hendricks was a three-time All-American and No. 2 pick in the 1969 NFL Draft. He was a devastating tackler who used his height to his advantage as he played in 215 straight games. Hendricks played in eight Pro Bowls, seven AFC Title Games and four Super Bowls. This seven-time All-ACF and one-time ALL-NFC selection finished his career with 25 blocked field goals or pats, 26 interceptions, 16 opponents’ fumble recoveries and four safeties.
Jack Lambert (4)
Jack Lambert was a second-round NFL Draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1974. As middle linebacker, he was noted for vicious tackling, great range and superior pass defense. This two-time Defensive Player of the Year was intense, intelligent and quick, leading him to be All-Pro eight times and named to nine straight Pro Bowls. He earned four Super Bowl rings and finished his career with 28 interceptions and 17 fumble recoveries.
Ronnie Lott (4)
Ronnie Lott was drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders in the first round of the 1981 NFL Draft. He started at left cornerback as a rookie before switching to safety in 1985. Lott earned All-Pro honors at three different positions – cornerback, free safety and strong safety. He was a very hard-hitting and versatile player who recorded 100-plus tackles five times and led the NFL in interceptions in 1986 and 1991. He briefly played for the New York Jets before heading to the San Francisco 49ers where he spent most of his career and was a driving force on defense during four Super Bowl seasons. This 10-time Pro Bowler and 8-time All-Pro selection ended his career with a total of 63 interceptions for 730 yards and five touchdowns.
Joe Montana (4)
Although drafted in the third round of the 1979 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs, Joe Montana spent almost his entire career with the San Francisco 49ers. He was known for his come-from-behind victories and led the 49ers to four Super Bowl wins. Montana was named Super Bowl MVP three times, All-NFL three times and ALL-NFC five times. He orchestrated a 92-yard winning drive in the closing seconds of Super Bowl XXIII. This eight-time Pro Bowler finished his career with 3,409 completions, 40,551 yards, 273 touchdowns and a 92.3 passer rating.
John Stallworth (4)
John Stallworth was selected in the 4th round of the 1974 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, in which he played in six AFC Championship Games and four Super Bowls. In fact, he scored the winning touchdown on a 73-yard reception in Super Bowl XIV. He was All-Pro once, All-AFC twice and Steelers MVP twice. This four-time Pro Bowler retired with 537 receptions for 8,723 yards and 63 touchdowns.
Lynn Swan (4)
Lynn Swan was another member of the four-time Super Bowl championship team. He was the Steeler’s first round draft pick in the 1974 NFL Draft and became starting receiver his second season in which he led the NFL with 11 touchdown receptions. Swan caught the game-winning touchdown in the AFC Championship as a rookie and was the MVP of Super Bowl X. This three-time All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowler was known for his graceful movies and tremendous leaping ability. He finished his career with 336 receptions, 5,462 yards and 51 touchdowns.
Mike Webster (4)
Mike Webster was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 1974 NFL Draft where he became a full-time regular during his third season. He played every game for 10 consecutive years and only missed four games his first 16 seasons. Webster started 150 consecutive games and was the Steelers’ captain for nine seasons. This seven-time All-Pro selection, five-time All-AFC and nine-time Pro Bowler played in four Super Bowls and six AFC Championship games.
See Potential Future Hall of Famers Play in Super Bowl LI
You could very well see future Pro Football Hall of Famers play in Super Bowl LI – some of who could be on their way to breaking Super Bowl ring records. Will any Hall of Famer surpass Charles Haley or at least add their name next to his? We’ll just have to wait and see!
With an Official HOF Experience ticket package, you can find your way to Houston for Super Bowl 2017 where you will have the opportunity to not only watch potential Hall of Famers play but also get to meet current Hall of Famers as well. Don’t miss out on this exciting experience!