Former Dome Patrol members Rickey Jackson and Vaughan Johnson will appear at the Saints Hall of Fame Museum on Saturday, January 7 from 5 p.m.-6:15 p.m. prior to the NFC Wild Card playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Detroit Lions.
The Saints Hall of Fame Museum is located at Gate B on the Plaza Level of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The museum will open at 4 p.m. and will be open for 45 minutes following the game.
Jackson played 13 seasons for the New Orleans Saints from 1981-1993 before closing out his career with San Francisco in 1994 and 1995. He was a second-round pick of the Saints in 1981.
Jackson was a six-time Pro Bowl selection with the Saints and was a four-time first-team All-Pro choice while with New Orleans. Jackson won a Super Bowl with the 49ers.
Jackson was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on February 7, 2010. He was inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame in 1997. Jackson is also a member of the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Johnson played eight seasons with the New Orleans Saints from 1986-1994 after being selected by the Saints in the first-round of the United States Football League Supplemental Draft. Johnson had played for the USFL Jacksonville Bulls in 1984 and 1985.
In New Orleans, Johnson was a four-time Pro Bowl selection and was part of the best corps of linebackers in NFL history, including Sam Mills, Pat Swilling and Jackson.
Johnson was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.
The Saints Hall of Fame Museum is open by appointment only during the week (Monday-Friday) at a cost of $7 per person or $5 per person for any group of 10 or more. For more information, contact Ken Trahan at (504) 309-1004 Ext. 209.