Donnie Humphrey

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Donnie Humphrey
Born:(1961-04-20)April 20, 1961
Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.
Died:September 1, 2014(2014-09-01) (aged 53)
Yucca Valley, California, U.S.
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
Career highlights and awards

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


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.[5] In college, he was an All-American defensive lineman at Auburn University, playing there from 1979 to 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 June 16, 2012.
  4. ^ "Ex-Johnson High and Auburn football great Donnie Humphrey dies at 53". September 3, 2014.
  5. ^ "1984 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved October 10, 2023.