Former Falcon Claude Humphrey elected to Hall of Fame - CBS46 News

Former Falcon Claude Humphrey elected to Hall of Fame

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Claude Humphrey, the Atlanta Falcons all time leader in sacks, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Humphrey, 69,  retired from the NFL in 1981 was a Hall of Fame finalist in 2003, 2005 and 2006, and also fell short in 2009 as a senior candidate.

Humphrey, a defensive end, played his first ten seasons in Atlanta (1968-77), but only two were winning ones. He played one season with the Philadelphia Eagles. 

Humphrey was the third pick in the 1968 AFL/NFL Draft out of Tennessee State.

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