Originally posted on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 5/8/14

The Denver Broncos will induct Dan Reeves into the Broncos Ring of Fame this season. Reeves will be the first coach to be inducted into the Broncos Ring of Fame, and he will join Gene Mingo and Rick Upchurch. “The phone was ringing and you can’t answer the phone on the golf course, but I had it on vibrate and thought my cart was going to vibrate to death,” Reeves told the team’s website. “Then I saw those numbers ‘303’ and I figured somebody had probably passed away or I was getting into the Ring of Fame.” Reeves coached the Broncos from 1981-92 and compiled a 110-73-1 record in his 12 seasons.  Reeves guided the team to a franchise-best five division titles and three Super Bowl appearances. All three came in a four-year span from 1986 to 1989. “It’s awesome. I’m thrilled to death. I can’t tell you how happy I am,” the former head coach said. “When you spend 12 years with an organization — that was my first time and I have so many great memories, and it’s just great to be honored by being in the Ring of Fame.” Reeves credits his success in Denver to owner and CEO Pat Bowlen. “Pat was just a tremendous owner. No way we could have had all the success [without him],” he said. “Pat gave me everything that I ever asked for, trying to make us a better football team and he was great to 

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