- For the rugby league footballer of the 1970s, '80s and '90s for Great Britain, Yorkshire, Leeds, Bradford Northern, and Batley, see David "Dave" Heron
David Leon Herron, Jr. (born June 17, 1984 in Warren, Ohio) is a former American football linebacker. He was originally signed by the Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played football at Warren G. Harding High School and college football at Michigan State.
Herron has also been a member of the New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, San Diego Chargers, and New York Jets. He is the older brother of Indianapolis Colts backup running back Daniel Herron.