Former Titans center Kevin Mawae has been named a semifinalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Mawae, a first year nominee, played for the Titans between 2006 and 2009. Mawae’s 16 year NFL career began when he was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round of the 1994 draft.

Mawae would play for Seattle for four years before joining the New York Jets where he spent the next eight years. His outstanding career led to eight Pro Bowls and eight first team All Pro awards. As a Titan, he as selected as a first team All Pro in 2008 and to the Pro Bowl in 2008 and 2009.

Mawae has also worked tirelessly on behalf of NFL players as an NFLPA player rep and then as the President of the NFLPA.

The next cutdown will take place in January of 2015 where the selection committee will narrow it down to 15 modern era finalists.

Here are the semifinalists:

2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Semifinalists
Player Position Team(s)
Morten Andersen PK Saints, Falcons, Chiefs, Giants, Vikings
Steve Atwater S Broncos, Jets
Jerome Bettis RB Rams, Steelers
Tim Brown WR Raiders, Buccaneers
Isaac Bruce WR Rams, 49ers
Don Coryell Coach Chargers
Roger Craig RB 49ers, Raiders, Vikings
Terrell Davis RB Broncos
Tony Dungy Coach Buccaneers, Colts
Kevin Greene DE-LB Rams. Steelers, Panthers, 49ers
Charles Haley DE 49ers, Cowboys
Marvin Harrison WR Colts
Torry Holt WR Rams, Jaguars
Joe Jacoby OT Redskins
Edgerrin James RB Colts, Cardinals, Seahawks
Jimmy Johnson Coach Cowboys, Dolphins
Mike Kenn OT Falcons
Ty Law CB Patriots, Jets, Chiefs, Broncos
John Lynch S Buccaneers, Broncos
Kevin Mawae C-OG Jets, Seahawks, Titans
Karl Mecklenburg LB-DE Broncos
Orlando Pace OT Rams, Bears
Junior Seau LB Chargers,Dolphins, Patriots
Will Shields OG Chiefs
Kurt Warner QB Rams, Cardinals, Giants
Darren Woodson S Cowboys
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