Atlanta councilman Bond to recognize Hall of Famer
Atlanta City Council member Michael Bond will honor former Falcons defensive end and NFL Hall of Fame member Claude Humphrey with a reception at City Hall, 55 Trinity Ave., Atlanta, on Monday, Nov. 3, at noon for his contributions to the Atlanta Falcons.
Humphrey will also be presented with a proclamation during the 1 p.m. City Council meeting.
Humphrey was the third overall pick in the 1968 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons and is a graduate of Tennessee State University. He played defensive end. The 6'-4, 252-pound Humphrey earned NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year honors in his first season.
During his 10 years with the Falcons, Humphrey was selected to play in six Pro Bowls, tying a Falcons' club record. Humphrey is the Falcons' all-time leader in sacks with 94.5.
Claude Humphrey was named to the Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor in 2008 and was inducted into the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame in August.
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