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
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 282 lb (128 kg)
College Auburn
Career history
As player
1984–1986 Green 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.

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