Inducted 1951

Donald Montgomery Hutson (January 31, 1913-June 26, 1997) played for the Green Bay Packers and was the first star split end in NFL history. He is known for inventing modern pass receiving. Hutson was named a first team All-American by six different organizations his senior year at the University of Alabama in 1934 and joined the Green Bay Packers immediately following. He led the league in receiving yards in eight of his 11 seasons and could outmaneuver and outrace virtually any defender. Twice, in 1941 and 1942, he was named the league’s MVP and he still holds nine NFL records.  In 2012, the NFL Network named Hutson the greatest Green Bay Packer of all time.

                 Biography Presented by Associated Bank

                Biography Presented by Associated Bank