Donnie Humphrey

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Donnie Humphrey
Born:(1961-04-20)April 20, 1961
Huntsville, Alabama
Died:September 1, 2014(2014-09-01) (aged 53)
Yucca Valley, California
Career information
Position(s)nose tackle, defensive end
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight282 lb (128 kg)
Career history
As player
1984–1986Green Bay Packers

Donnie Ray Humphrey (April 20, 1961 – September 1, 2014) was a former nose tackle and defensive end in the National Football League.


Humphrey was born Donnie Ray Humphrey on April 20, 1961 in Huntsville, Alabama.[1] He played high school football at J.O. Johnson High School in Huntsville, Alabama.[2] He is the father of WNBA player Tasha Humphrey.[3] He died on September 1, 2014 at his Yucca Valley, California home after an unspecified brief illness.[4]


Humphrey was drafted in the third round of the 1984 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers and played with the team for three seasons. In college, he was an All-American defensive lineman at Auburn University, playing there from 1979-1983.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Donnie Humphrey Stats".
  2. ^ "J.O. Johnson Jaguars". Alabama High School Football Historical Society. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "USAB: Tasha Humphrey". Archived from the original on 2012-06-16.
  4. ^ "Ex-Johnson High and Auburn football great Donnie Humphrey dies at 53". 3 September 2014.