NFL Future Watch: Creed Humphrey Football Cards, KC Chiefs – Creed Humphrey was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 63rd overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. He hails from Shawnee, Oklahoma. This 6’5”, 320-pound force of nature is among the NFL’s best centers.
In 2017, he starred in the U.S. Army All American Game. Before he was ready to commit to a college, he was the fifth best prospect in Oklahoma and the third best center in the country. The way the game is now, with a lot of emphasis being put on the quarterback and the passing game, a sure-handed center is a must on any team.
Humphrey had 19 scholarship opportunities to choose from. He made a choice and then ended up decommitting with Texas A&M to play for his local school at the University of Oklahoma.
2017 was a redshirt year for the freshman at his new school. That’s quite common with big programs.
In 2018, he started in 12 of the 14 games he played. He was starting to prove himself and become a valuable player for the team. Humphrey was voted to the Second-Team All-Big 12. That was the first accolade of many to come.
In 2019, he played in all 14 games. He recorded 93 knockdowns and didn’t record a sack in 799 plays. That got him voted as a second-team All-American by AP and two other outlets. He was an academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree.
In 2020, the school managed to play 11 games and started them all. Pro Football Focus rated him as the 4th best center in the draft after Humphrey didn’t allow a sack on 401 pass plays. He was named Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year and First-Team All-Big 12, as voted by the coaches and the media.
On his pro day, he ran a 5.11 in the 40-yard dash, and he did 29 reps on the weight bench! In his first professional season, Humphrey allowed just one sack yet wasn’t voted to the Pro Bowl.
Cards Worth Chasing
The first card to get would be his 2021 Panini Certified Rookie. The picture shows him running on his pro day. It’s a cool shot.
Another one to look for is Humphrey’s 2021 Panini Contenders Draft Pick Autographed Rookie card. It shows him in his Oklahoma gear.
One last card is the 2017 Leaf Army Certified Autograph that shows him playing in that special game, detailed earlier. It’s not often I suggest collecting centers, but this guy is special.
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