Lofton's son to present ex-wide receiver into HOF

James Lofton, the star receiver who spent nine years with the Green Bay Packers, has turned to David Lofton, the oldest of his three children, to introduce him into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.<p>

"He's a lot like I am – he's pretty reserved," the senior Lofton explained. "So when I asked him, he said, 'Yes.' Then, he paused for a couple of seconds and said, 'I was hoping you would ask me."

David is a freshman at Stanford University and is the eighth son to presenter a father.

Harold "Red" Allen will present his son, Marcus, at the Aug. 3 ceremony. Harold Allen is just the third father to serve as a presenter. Ronnie Lott and John Hannah also chose their fathers.

Lofton, 46, was inducted into the Packer Hall of Fame in 1999. He spent his first nine seasons with the Packers and played 16 seasons overall. In that time Lofton caught 764 passes for 14,004 yards – an average of 18.3 yards per catch. Nine times he recorded more than 50 catches in a season. His 14,004 career-reception yardage mark was an NFL best at the time of his retirement, while his 43 games with 100 or more yards receiving ranked third.

Here is the list of presenters for the ceremony:

Marcus Allen – Harold "Red" Allen, Marcus's father

Elvin Bethea – Hornsby Howell, college coach

Joe DeLamielleure – Larry Felser, sportswriter

James Lofton – David Lofton, James' son

Hank Stram – HOF quarterback Len Dawson

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