On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., Dec. 04, 2016 12:30 PM EST Live Game Audio Broadcast Listen to the live WBAL broadcast of the Dolphins vs. Ravens on BaltimoreRavens.com.
  • Sun., Dec. 04, 2016 4:10 PM EST Live Post Game Presser John Harbaugh and key players will address the media following the game.
  • Mon., Dec. 05, 2016 4:00 PM EST Live John Harbaugh Presser Ravens head coach John Harbaugh will address the media.
  • Tue., Dec. 06, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST Purple Wine & Dine The night will include appetizers, a gourmet dinner served in front of each attendee by our stadium chefs, open bar and a custom Ravens giveaway. Ravens players will be in attendance to meet with all attendees, sign autographs, take photographs and mingle throughout the evening.
  • Wed., Dec. 07, 2016 12:30 PM EST Live Press Conference Head coach John Harbaugh and key players will address the media following practice.
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 3:00 PM EST Army vs. Navy Football Don't miss one of the greatest events you can ever attend! The Army-Navy Game presented by USAA returns to M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday, December 10, 2016
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST Ravens Report Hosted by WUSA-TV's Kristen Berset, Ravens Report, the flagship program of the Baltimore Ravens that showcases life in the NFL. Created by Ravens Productions, this magazine-style show features behind-the-scenes access to Ravens players and coaches as they prepare for each week's opponent.
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST Ravens Report See the plays, hear the sideline conversations and feel the hits on Ravens Wired, the only behind-the-scenes show featuring a Ravens player wired for sound during each week's game. Go behind the Ravens bench for in-game adjustments and inside the locker room for Head Coach John Harbaugh's post-game speech. Produced by Ravens Productions, Ravens Wired is hosted by WBAL-TV's Keith Mills.
  • Sun., Dec. 11, 2016 1:00 AM - 1:30 AM EST Ravens Unscripted Ravens beat writers Ryan Mink and Garrett Downing join our host to tackle the latest Ravens headlines and hottest topics. Each week's show, brought to you by Ravens Productions, also features a special guest, including prominent sports media, front office staff, players or other Ravens insiders.
  • Mon., Dec. 12, 2016 8:30 PM EST Purple Club Happy Hour What's better than Happy Hour specials and Baltimore Ravens football? A Purple Club Happy Hour! Join the Purple club this season at various Buffalo Wild Wings locations to watch the Ravens on the road.

News

Print
RSS

Todd Heap Going Into Ravens Ring of Honor

Posted May 13, 2014

The tight end will be enshrined during a game in the 2014 season.

Todd Heap was in Baltimore a few weeks ago to play in a charity golf outing when he got a phone call he’ll remember for a lifetime.

Just as Heap was getting ready to tee off, he saw that Ravens Owner Steve Bisciotti was calling. Bisciotti wanted to be the first person to tell Heap he would go into in the team’s Ring of Honor this year.

“I’m not speechless too often, but it was pretty cool to hear that from our owner,” Heap said. “He’s a good man that knows how to run things the right way and has really put together a first class organization.”

Heap will be the eighth Ravens player enshrined in the Ring of Honor at M&T Bank Stadium. Former Ravens Owner Art Modell and eight members of the Baltimore Colts are also in the Ring.

The Ravens long-time tight end will join former enshrined teammates in linebackers Ray Lewis and Peter Boulware, offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden, kicker Matt Stover, running back Jamal Lewis, and defensive end Michael McCrary.

“It’s pretty surreal,” Heap said. “There are a lot of special players in Ravens history. It’s going to be cool to be listed among them. You never know how deserving it is, but I was pumped and I think it’s going to be cool for years to come.”

Heap, 34, played 12 seasons in the NFL before retiring last year. He spent the first 10 years of his career in Baltimore, where he built an impressive resume.

The 31st-overall pick in the 2001 draft caught 467 passes for 5,492 yards and 41 touchdowns in a Ravens uniform. His 41 touchdown catches are the most in team history, and he is only behind wide receiver Derrick Mason in career receptions and yards.

Heap played two seasons with the Arizona Cardinals after being released by the Ravens in 2011, but he said there is “no question” that he always considered Baltimore his football home.

“I have the fondest memories here from those 10 years of my life,” Heap said. “There are so many stories. I think one of the coolest things and what everyone asks me about is what it feels like to come out of that tunnel and have everyone yelling your name. That’s an experience that you can’t really forget, and something that I’ll treasure and cherish forever.”

Heap will have one more chance to come out of that tunnel to hear the fans call out his name in the signature “Heeeeaap” cheer.

“When you you’re retired, there are only a few things that you really, really miss,” Heap said. “And one of those is the gameday, especially at M&T Bank because you can’t duplicate that anywhere else in your life, especially with the fans the way they are in Baltimore. They’re incredible.”

Related Tags

Please Note

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed on BaltimoreRavens.com represent those of individual authors, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions or policies of the Baltimore Ravens' organization, front office staff, coaches and executives. Authors' views are formulated independently from any inside knowledge and/or conversations with Ravens officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.

Related News

Recent Videos

Recent Photos