ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - Another professional football legend will attend the annual Hornell Sports Night.
Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver James Lofton joins a big time cast for the 45th year of the event. Lofton, a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee in 2003, was an eight-time NFL Pro Bowl selection, a member of the 1980's All-Decade team and played for five different NFL teams spanning from 1978 to 1993.
Lofton played in three of the four consecutive Super Bowls in the early 1990's, starting with Super Bowl XXV and ending with Super Bowl XXVII. Ultimately, the Bills set an NFL record by playing in four straight Super Bowls in the early part of that decade.
With over 14,000 career receiving yards and 764 career receptions and 75 touchdowns, Lofton was also enshrined in the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. The All-Pro receiver is now an acclaimed broadcaster for CBS Sports and their extensive football coverage.
Lofton, along with former Yankees pitching legend Goose Gossaage and UFC/WWE icon Ken Shamrock, will be the guests of honor at Hornell Sports Night on Saturday, May 12th at The Main Place.
Tickets and more information regarding guests will be released in the coming weeks. 18 Sports will also be assisting with the emceeing duties for a night to honor the local sports scene in Hornell and beyond. Stay with 18 Sports for more details as they become available.
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