… you’ll love his induction speech into the College Football Hall of Fame—circa 1996.
At his best, Walter Payton could be as gracious and charming as they came. He was a brillient public speaker. This wasn’t his best work, but it was damn good. One of his great strengths was in reading people … in reading audiences. People would come expecting to hear stories about Jim McMahon and Richard Dent, but leave 100 times more fulfilled from listening to a unique man speak of his life.