Watch Brian Dawkins Receive His Call to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

We've seen Brian Dawkins show unrivaled emotion and energy on the football field.

Among all the memories, this subtle pump of the fist away from the gridiron is right up there.

The Eagles' legend had a weekend to remember back in February. The night before Super Bowl LII, he found out he was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Then, the Eagles won it all.

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"I could hear my daughter starting to cry in the background and my wife reacting, so I was trying to hold on," Dawkins said then in Minnesota about receiving the call. "They were videotaping my expressions and the whole experience. 

"I never really dreamt that this would happen - a young small safety out of ol' country Jacksonville, Florida, my hometown which I love, Duval County, would be in the Hall of Fame. The first player out of my high school to be in the Hall of Fame. The first player out of Clemson to be in the Hall of Fame. I never thought it would be me."

Now we have video of Dawkins' initial reaction, courtesy of his wife Connie Dawkins and NBC Sports Philadelphia's John Clark.

Dawkins will have another weekend to remember when he's inducted Saturday in Canton, Ohio, where there will be plenty of midnight green.

Eagles fans wouldn't miss this.

"We're going to all celebrate this," Dawkins said in February. "Because it's not just me. They are Hall of Fame fans. Hall of Fame fans."

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