Miami Dolphins legend Jason Taylor kicked off Hall of Fame celebrations Thursday night in Canton, Ohio two days ahead of his induction. The retired defensive end was introduced to the crowd at Thursday's Hall of Fame game.
On Saturday, Taylor's bronze bust will be installed inside the Hall of Fame Museum alongside other Dolphin greats such as Dan Marino and Don Shula.
While on the field, Taylor talked to NBC 6 about how important it is to share this historic moment with his daughter and two sons.
"It's what it's all about man. Life is about these three kids of mine. Isaiah, Mason and my princess Zoe. It's why I do everything I do, and my life revolves around them," Taylor said.
When we asked Zoe if she's impressed with her dad now and she enthusiastically answered, "Yes, but I was always impressed."
The former Fin gushed about getting the high honor.
"It's great to be a Hall of Famer. Only 310 people ever to play and contribute to this game are in there. When I die, there will be a thing on my gravestone that says Hall of Fame," said Taylor. "But, none of that is worth it if I'm not a Hall of Fame dad. That's my only goal in life. When I die, I want my kids to look at me as a Hall of Fame dad."
The Pro Football Enshrinement Ceremony will be held Saturday at 7 p.m.