Irv Comp

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Irv Comp
Position: Back
Personal information
Born: May 17, 1919
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died: July 11, 1989(1989-07-11) (aged 70)
Woodruff, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Bay View (WI)
College: Benedictine
NFL Draft: 1943 / Round: 3 / Pick: 23
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
TD–Int: 28–52
Passing yards: 3,354
Rushing yards: 519
Rushing touchdowns: 7
Interceptions: 34
Player stats at PFR

Irving Henry Comp Jr. (May 17, 1919 - July 11, 1989) was an American football player. He played his entire seven-year National Football League (NFL) career with the Green Bay Packers and was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1986. Comp holds the record for the packers most interceptions in a season of 10 in 1943.

Born in the Bay View section of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Comp had sight in only one eye.[1] He attended college and played college football at Benedictine College, then known as St. Benedict's College. He graduated in 1942, and became a member of the Ravens Hall of Fame in 1988.[2]

Comp was drafted in the third round with the 23rd pick by the Green Bay Packers in the 1943 NFL Draft.


  1. ^ "The Home of Packers Hall of Fame - Irv Comp". Packers Hall of Fame, Inc. Retrieved 2009-07-08. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Raven Hall of Fame". Benedictine College. Retrieved 2009-07-08.