Don Hansen

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Don Hansen
No. 58     Evansville Reitz
Born: (1944-08-20) August 20, 1944 (age 74)
Millersburg, Indiana
Career information
Statusretired
Position(s)Linebacker
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight235 lb (107 kg)
CollegeIllinois
NFL draft1966 / Round: 3 / Pick: 42
Drafted byMinnesota Vikings
Career history
As player
1966–1968Minnesota Vikings
1969–1975Atlanta Falcons
1976Seattle Seahawks
1976–1977Green Bay Packers

Donald Ray Hansen, (born August 20, 1944, in Millersburg, Indiana) is a former professional American football linebacker in the NFL from 1966 to 1977. He was known as an extremely hard hitter and an underrated as well as overachieving linebacker.

He was a member of FJ Reitz High School's mythical 1961 State Champion football team; he was also a member of the 1964 Rose Bowl Champion Fighting Illini.