Donald Driver entered the NFL as a 7th round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1999. Fourteen years later and Driver has officially retired, also as a member of the only team he’s known his entire career.
The retirement news came out at the Super Bowl in New Orleans last week, and Driver made it official during a one-hour ceremony at Lambeau Field’s Atrium today.
Driver thanked all of those responsible for allowing him to get where he is today, starting with former GM Ron Wolf, who drafted him out of Alcorn State. It ended with a thank you to the fans.
More than 1,000 fans stood in line early to get into the ceremony when the doors opened this morning. Driver was amazed at those that stood in line last Friday in the cold to snap up the limited amount of free tickets that were available to the public and were gone in less than 15 minutes. [Read more...]