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Hall of Fame Resorts and Entertainment Company Appoints Hall of Famer Marcus Rumer Allen to Board of Directors

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Canton, Ohio–(business wire)–Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (“HOFV” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered on the power of professional football, today announced the NFL announced that it had appointed Hall of Fame returns Marcus LeMarr Allen to the Board, effective immediately. Allen is a valuable resource to the Board and brings a unique perspective to our company that helps infuse the essence of professional football into our business initiatives, ultimately driving revenue and strengthening the HOFV brand.

HOFV President and CEO Michael Crawford said: “As a Hall of Famer, he brings a wealth of knowledge to our sports and event operations and the ability to make meaningful connections with guests and sports fans around the world. I am very much looking forward to hearing what he has to say as a valued ambassador for and full-time board member.”

“It is incredible to witness the progress the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company has made over the past two years. Having been able to experience it first-hand during the week, I definitely believed in it. I am delighted to represent this wonderful company and contribute to its future success as a member of the Board of Directors.”

Allen is the only player in history to win State High School Championship, Collegiate National Championship, Super Bowl, Maxwell Award, Doak Walker Award, Heisman Award, Rookie of the Year, Team MVP, NFL MVP, Super Bowl MVP and Comeback Player. . 2008, and inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. After a successful career at the University of Southern California, his NFL season of his 16 was split between Los Angeles his Raiders and Kansas City his Chiefs. During his professional career, he tallied 12,243 rushing yards and 5,411 receiving yards, as well as 145 touchdowns.

In 1998, Allen joined CBS’s broadcasting team. NFL today, the network’s NFL programming pregame show. He has since continued his college football coverage for FOX Sports and has also been a keynote speaker, actor and author.

About Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, is a resort and entertainment company that harnesses the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players. Headquartered in Canton, Ohio, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is the owner of Hall of Fame Village operated by Johnson Controls, a multi-purpose sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the campus of the Professional Football Hall of Fame. Additional information about our company can be found at

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