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Terrell Owens Makes Major Announcement About Hall Of Fame

The NFL logo in the middle of Metlife Stadium.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Terrell Owens is a part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2018 class. The former star NFL wide receiver will not be at the ceremony in Canton, Ohio later this summer, though.

The 44-year-old former wideout announced this morning that he's decided to skip the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Owens did not really explain the reasoning behind this decision, other than saying he's choosing to spend the memorable day elsewhere.

"While I am incredibly appreciative of this opportunity, I have made the decision to publicly decline my invitation to attend the induction ceremony in Canton."

"I have already shared this information with the Hall. After visiting Canton earlier this year, I came to the realization that I wish to celebrate what will be one of the most memorable days of my life, elsewhere. At a later date, I will announce where and when I will celebrate my induction."

"I would also like to thank the San Francisco 49ers, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Dallas Cowboys, the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals for the time I was granted with each organization. I am thankful for the relationships forged and the lessons learned while part of each team."

"I wish to congratulate all past, current and future inductees. It is quite an honor to be part of such elite company. This honor is something that I will cherish forever."

The Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for Saturday, Aug. 4.