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KGB, Jacke, Fischer to be inducted into Packers Hall of Fame

Jan. 22, 2013
 
Packers Hall of Fame inductee Chris Jacke
Packers Hall of Fame inductee Chris Jacke: Kicker Chris Jacke, who played from 1989 to 1996, will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame this July. (Video originally posted Jan. 22, 2013)
Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila during training camp in August 2008, his last season with the Green Bay Packers. File/Press-Gazette Media
Chris Jacke (13) kicks a game-tying field goal in the Green Bay Packers' 23-20 overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers at Lambeau Field on Oct. 14, 1996. File/Gannett Wisconsin Media

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Defensive end Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila and kicker Chris Jacke, along with contributor Emil Fischer, will be inducted into the the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in July, it was announced today.

Gbaja-Biamila, who played from 2000 to 2008, is the Packers' all-time sacks leader with 74˝.

Jacke, who played from 1989 to 1996, ranks third on the Packers' all-time scoring list with 820 points. He made 17 field goals of 50 yards or longer and holds the team record with five field goals in a game.

Fischer joined the Packers' board of directors in 1926 and became a member of the executive committee in 1935. He was president of the team from 1948 to 1952, and was chairman of the board from 1953 until his death in 1958.

The induction banquet will be July 20 at the Lambeau Field Atrium. Tickets can be purchased by calling Gwen Borga at (920) 965-6984, or e-mail her at gwenb@packershalloffame.com.

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