July 31st, 2014
Class of 2014 Hall Fame inductee, Claude Humphrey was a "sack machine" for the Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles defenses in the 1970s-80s. He terrorized opposing quarterbacks through out the league, finishing his career with 126 1/2 career sacks.
Humphrey is a member of the Georgia Hall of Fame and the Tennessee Hall of Fame. His college (Tennessee State University) retired his number and inducted him into their Hall of Fame. His high school has also retired his jersey and he is a member of his high school Hall of Fame, and is a member of the Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor.
Claude Humphrey's Career Highlights:
Named to Six Pro Bowls over a seven year stretch.
First-team All-Pro five times.
Second- Team All-Pro three times.
All-NFC six times.
NFL Rookie of the Year (1968).