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2015 Gridiron Legend:

Donald Driver

A 14-year veteran of the Green Bay Packers from 1999 to 2012, former NFL wide receiver Donald Driver is one of the most decorated players in Packer history. He currently holds the franchise’s all-time records for most career receptions and receiving yards. The Houston native is a former Super Bowl Champion and four time NFL Pro Bowler. In high school, Driver lettered four times each in track, football, basketball and baseball at Milby High in Houston. Driver was also a Texas All-State honorable mention in Football, where he played wide receiver, defensive back, and returned kicks. After his incredible high school career, Driver enrolled at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, where he lettered in both football and track & field. He finished his college football career with 88 receptions for 1,993 yards and was a five-time “Athlete of the Year” in his conference for track and football. Although Driver was originally just a seventh round pick of the Packers in 1999, he went on to win multiple awards with them, including being named the “Walter Payton Man of the Year” in 2002 and receiving the “Ed Block Courage Award” in 2005. Since retiring, Driver has become a New York Times bestselling author and won season 14 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in 2012.

 

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