Deanna Favre will present husband and former Packers quarterback Brett Favre during his induction ceremony on Aug. 6 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Hall announcedTuesday.
Deanna will become the second wife of a player to serve as a presenter at the Hall of Fame, joining Kim Singletary, who helped induct her husband, former Chicago Bears linebacker, Mike in 1998.
“Deanna is the best teammate I've ever had,” Favre said in a statement. “She has been by my side throughout this journey and I'm so excited that she gets to play such an important role for me.”
“Serving as Brett’s presenter is a great honor,” Deanna said. “I am thrilled to be able [to] share this special moment in time with him.”
The couple began dating in high school and later married in 1996.
The other honorees and presenters include Edward J. DeBartolo Jr. (Lisa DeBartolo, daughter), Tony Dungy (Donnie Shell, former teammate), Kevin Greene (Dom Capers, former Panthers head coach; current Packers defensive coordinator), Marvin Harrison (Jim Irsay, Indianapolis Colts owner), Orlando Pace (Justin Pace, son), Ken Stabler (John Madden, Hall of Fame coach) and Dick Stanfel (Marv Levy, Hall of Fame coach).