Tom Flores' long wait could be nearing its end.
Flores, the former Raiders coach and the first Hispanic head coach to win a Super Bowl, was selected Tuesday as the lone coach finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 by the Hall of Fame's senior committee.
BREAKING: Former @Raiders Coach Tom Flores has been selected as a finalist for the Class of 2021. #PFHOF21
More: https://t.co/6mdxwqfj8O pic.twitter.com/AeIl1xdd2s— Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) August 18, 2020
Flores, 83, needs 80 percent of the vote from the Hall of Fame's 48-member selection committee in order to secure induction when they meet on Feb.