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Donald Driver
WR #80
Height:
6-0
Weight:
194
College:
Alcorn State
Experience:
14

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Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 205 743 10,137 13.6 49.4 85 61 144 36 475 7
2012 GB 13 8 77 9.6 5.9 26T 2 1 0 5 0
2011 GB 16 37 445 12 27.8 35T 6 5 0 20 0
2010 GB 15 51 565 11.1 37.7 61T 4 6 2 29 1
2009 GB 16 70 1,061 15.2 66.3 71T 6 15 5 49 2
2008 GB 16 74 1,012 13.7 63.3 71T 5 13 6 44 0
2007 GB 15 82 1,048 12.8 69.9 47 2 14 4 49 1
2006 GB 16 92 1,295 14.1 80.9 82T 8 21 5 53 1
2005 GB 16 86 1,221 14.2 76.3 59 5 17 5 63 0
2004 GB 16 84 1,208 14.4 75.5 50 9 16 4 59 1
2003 GB 15 52 621 11.9 41.4 41 2 11 1 30 0
2002 GB 16 70 1,064 15.2 66.5 85T 9 15 3 47 1
2001 GB 13 13 167 12.8 12.8 37 1 3 0 9 0
2000 GB 16 21 322 15.3 20.1 49 1 7 1 16 0
1999 GB 6 3 31 10.3 5.2 12 1 0 0 2 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 205 34 0.2 217 6.4 1.1 1 45 9 26.5 2 1 1
2012 GB 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 GB 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 GB 16 1 0.1 13 13 0.8 0 13 1 100 0 0 0
2008 GB 16 2 0.1 4 2 0.3 0 6 0 -- 0 0 0
2007 GB 15 2 0.1 4 2 0.3 0 5 0 -- 0 0 0
2006 GB 16 7 0.4 16 2.3 1 0 16 2 28.6 0 0 0
2005 GB 16 2 0.1 13 6.5 0.8 0 9 0 -- 0 0 0
2004 GB 16 3 0.2 4 1.3 0.3 0 14 0 -- 0 0 1
2003 GB 15 5 0.3 51 10.2 3.4 0 45 1 20 1 1 0
2002 GB 16 8 0.5 70 8.8 4.4 0 17 4 50 0 0 0
2001 GB 13 3 0.2 38 12.7 2.9 1 31T 1 33.3 1 0 0
2000 GB 16 1 0.1 4 4 0.3 0 4 0 -- 0 0 0
1999 GB 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 205 4 9 2.3 5 0 0 0 0 0
2012 GB 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 GB 16 2 5 2.5 5 0 0 0 0 0
2010 GB 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 GB 15 1 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0
2006 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 GB 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 GB 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 GB 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 205 32 29 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 GB 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 GB 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 GB 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 GB 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 GB 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 GB 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 GB 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 GB 16 5 5 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 GB 16 4 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 GB 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 GB 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2001 GB 13 7 4 3 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2000 GB 16 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1999 GB 6 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 205 8 5 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 GB 13 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2011 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2010 GB 15 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2009 GB 16 2 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2008 GB 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2007 GB 15 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2006 GB 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2005 GB 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2004 GB 16 2 2 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2003 GB 15 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --
2002 GB 16 1 1 1 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2001 GB 13 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2000 GB 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --
1999 GB 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --

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Biography

  • Ranks first on the franchise’s all-time list in both receptions (743) and receiving yards (10,137).
  • Ranks No. 1 in team history for the most 1,000-yard seasons with seven, highlighted by six straight from 2004-09, also a franchise record.
  • Ranks No. 2 in team history for most games played with 205, trailing only QB Brett Favre (255).
  • Has caught 50 or more passes in a season a franchise-best nine times, topping James Lofton and Sterling Sharpe (seven each).
  • Is the all-time leader in receptions (363) and receiving yards (5,000) at Lambeau Field.
  • One of the NFL’s most decorated collegiate track athletes (high jump, decathlon, long jump, triple jump), won his conference’s Athlete of the Year award three straight years. Likely could have qualified for 2000 Sydney Olympics in high jump had he concentrated on track.
  • Overcoming countless obstacles growing up has inspired him to become one of the team’s most involved players in giving back to the community. In 2000, he and his wife created the Donald Driver Foundation (www.donalddriverfoundation.com), which offers assistance to homeless mothers and underprivileged children as well as scholarships to high school students in three states. In addition, has made more than 500 appearances since 1999, from schools to youth football fields to churches, delivering motivational speeches or offering assistance.


Pro Highlights:

  • Sits atop the franchise record book for the most receptions (743) and the most receiving yards (10,137) in team history.
  • Ranks No. 1 in franchise history for the most 1,000-yard seasons with seven, highlighted by six straight from 2004-09, also a team record.
  • Has caught 50-plus passes in a season a franchise-record nine times in his career (2002-10), topping WRs James Lofton and Sterling Sharpe (seven each).
  • Holds Lambeau Field records for receptions (358) and receiving yards (4,951).
  • Ranks No. 2 in team history for most games played with 205, trailing only QB Brett Favre (255).
  • Has been selected to the Pro Bowl four times during his career.
  • Holds the franchise record for the most consecutive games with a reception with 133, a streak that came to an end in 2010.
  • With 61 career TD receptions, ranks No. 3 in franchise annals behind only Don Hutson (99) and Sharpe (65).
  • Ranks No. 2 in team history in yards from scrimmage with 10,354, trailing only RB Ahman Green (11,048).
  • Extended two team records in 2009 with his seventh 1,000-yard season and sixth straight. Indianapolis’ Reggie Wayne was the only other player in the league to have a 1,000-yard season each of those six years (2004-09).
  • Teamed with Jennings in 2009 as the Packers posted a pair of 1,000-yard receivers for only the fifth time in franchise history; Driver has contributed to three of those, also teaming with Jennings in ’08 and WR Javon Walker in 2004.
  • Is one of only 18 wide receivers in NFL history with 700-plus career catches and 10,000 or more receiving yards in 200 games.
  • Has played in all 16 games in eight of his 14 seasons in the NFL.


2012 SEASON: All-time leading receiver in franchise history, played in 13 games with one start and made eight catches for 77 yards (9.6 avg.) and two TDs. vs. San Francisco 49ers (9/9): Appeared in the game on offense, but did not record any statistics. vs. Chicago Bears (9/13): Played in the game on offense and caught a 26-yard TD from QB Aaron Rodgers in the fourth quarter that extended the Green Bay lead to 23-3...The scoring play was his lone reception of the game and marked the 60th receiving TD of his career. at Seattle Seahawks (9/24): Appeared in the game on offense, but did not record any statistics. vs. New Orleans Saints (9/30): Finished with one catch for 3 yards. at Indianapolis Colts (10/7): Game marked his 197th in a Green Bay uni- form, moving him past QB Bart Starr for No. 2 all-time in team history behind QB Brett Favre (255)...Made one catch for 14 yards, a key play that came with :25 remaining in the fourth quarter...The catched moved the Packers to the Indianapolis 33-yard line for a 51-yard FG attempt to tie the game near the end of regulation. at Houston Texans (10/14): Appeared in the game but did not record any statistics. at St. Louis Rams (10/21): Finished with one catch for two yards. vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (10/28): Saw extended action in his 200th career game with both WR Greg Jennings (groin) and WR Jordy Nelson (ham- string) sidelined with injuries...Finished with two catches for 10 yards (5.0 avg.), including a 4-yard TD in the fourth quarter that gave the Packers a two-possession, 21-12 lead...Scoring play marked the 62nd overall TD of his career, tying him with RB Paul Hornung for fifth all-time for the most overall TDs in franchise history...Also joined Favre as just the second player in club annals to reach the 200-games played mark, also becoming just the 22nd WR in NFL history to accomplish the feat. vs. Arizona Cardinals (11/4): Finished with one catch for 10 yards...The reception gave him an even 5,000 career receiving yards at Lambeau Field, the only player in franchise history to achieve that feat at the stadium...Also made a block on CB William Gay to help spring WR Randall Cobb’s 13-yard TD catch on a quick screen play in the first quarter. at Detroit Lions (11/18): Made his first start of the season and posted one catch for 12 yards...Catch converted a key third down on the offense’s first scoring drive, moving the chains on a third-and-9 for a drive that was capped three plays later on a 20-yard TD pass from Rodgers to TE Jermichael Finley. at New York Giants (11/25): Appeared briefly on offense but did not record any statistics. vs. Minnesota Vikings (12/2): Battled a thumb injury that withheld him from practice during the week and he was ruled inactive on gameday. vs. Detroit Lions (12/9): Appeared briefly on offense, but did not record any statistics. at Chicago Bears (12/16): Inactive. vs. Tennessee Titans (12/23): Returned to action, seeing playing time on offense, but he did not record any statistics. at Minnesota Vikings (12/30): Inactive. NFC WILD CARD, vs. Minnesota Vikings (1/5/13): Inactive. Streaks & Milestones • Sits atop the franchise record book for the most receptions (743) and the most receiving yards (10,137) in team history. Also ranks No. 1 in franchise history for the most 1,000-yard seasons with seven, highlighted by six straight from 2004-09, also a team record. • Has caught 50-plus passes in a season a franchise-record nine times in his career (2002-10), topping WRs James Lofton and Sterling Sharpe (seven each). • Ranks No. 2 in team history for most games played with 205, trailing only QB Brett Favre (255). • With 61 career TD receptions, ranks No. 3 in franchise annals behind only Don Hutson (99) and Sharpe (65). • Has played in all 16 games in eight of his 13 seasons in the NFL. • Is tied for fourth in club history with 22 career 100-yard receiving games. • Reached 50 catches for nine consecutive seasons (2002-10) – a team record – and had over 1,000 yards receiving in six straight seasons (2004- 09). • Ranks first in receptions (363) and yards (5,000) at Lambeau Field. • Ranks No. 2 all-time in team history for total yards from scrimmage (10,354; 217 rush, 10,137 rec.), trailing only RB Ahman Green (11,048; 8,322 rush, 2,726 rec.).

2011: Played in all 16 contests with 15 starts and started the team’s postseason contest…Caught 37 passes for 445 yards (12.0 avg.) and six TDs…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 8): Made four receptions for 41 yards (10.3 avg.), tying Lofton for the franchise’s all-time receiving yardage record with 9,656 career yards…At Carolina (Sept. 18): Became the team’s all-time receiving yardage leader with a 10-yard catch in the third quarter. Helped preserve the victory for the second straight week when he leapt to snag a high onside kick by Olindo Mare late in the fourth quarter of a 30-23 win…Vs. Tampa Bay (Nov. 20): Caught four passes for 72 yards (18.0 avg.), including a season-long 35-yard catch-and-run that converted a third-and-long in the third quarter. The play made him just the second player in franchise history to eclipse 10,000 yards from scrimmage, joining Green (11,048)…At N.Y. Giants (Dec. 4): Matched his career high with two TD receptions, his first multi-TD game since Nov. 21, 2005, at Minnesota…Vs. Oakland (Dec. 11): Led the team with four grabs for a season-high 75 yards (18.8 avg.)…Vs. Chicago (Dec. 25): Finished with two catches for 29 yards (14.5 avg.), eclipsing the 10,000-yard receiving mark for his career…Vs. N.Y. Giants (NFC Divisional, Jan. 15): Finished with three catches for 45 yards (15.0 avg.) and a TD. The three receptions gave him 49 for his postseason career as he surpassed Freeman (47) for the franchise record. Also moved ahead of WR Robert Brooks (651) in playoff receiving yardage for the No. 2 spot in team history with 675 career yards. Marked the 12th consecutive playoff game in which he caught a pass, tying him with Freeman for No. 2 in team annals behind only RB Dorsey Levens (13).

2010: Appeared in 15 games and started all of them, missing his first game due to injury since Sept. 14, 2003 (vs. Detroit), when he was inactive due to a quad injury vs. Dallas in Week 9…Despite missing that contest and being hampered by the injury in other games, finished No. 2 on the team with 51 receptions, his franchise-record ninth 50-catch season…Finished fourth on the team with 565 receiving yards (11.1 avg.) and tied for fourth with four TDs…Was credited with his fourth career Pro Bowl selection in 2010 since he would have been named to the all-star squad as an injury replacement for Eagles WR DeSean Jackson had the Packers not been preparing for Super Bowl XLV…Played in all four playoff contests with two starts, and finished third on the team with 14 receptions for 169 yards (12.1 avg.)…At Chicago (Sept. 27): Caught a season-high nine passes for 61 yards (6.8 avg.), his highest reception total since hauling in 10 vs. Detroit (Nov. 22, 2007)…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 3): Posted three catches for a season-high 89 yards (29.7 avg.) and a TD. Had a 29-yard scoring grab on Green Bay’s opening drive and also hauled in a 61-yard pass in the second quarter…Vs. Minnesota (Oct. 24): Did not have a reception, snapping his franchise-record streak of 133 consecutive games (139 including playoffs) with a reception…At N.Y. Jets (Oct. 31): Left the game with a quadriceps injury in the second quarter and did not return. Had originally sustained the injury in Week 5 at Washington…Vs. Dallas (Nov. 7): Inactive due to injury for the first time since Sept. 14, 2003, vs. Detroit (neck)…Vs. San Francisco (Dec. 5): After being hampered by the quad injury for several weeks, returned to form with four catches for 73 yards (18.3 avg.), highlighted by a season-long 61-yard catch-and-run for a TD in the third quarter that was one of the finest plays of his career…Vs. Pittsburgh (Super Bowl XLV, Feb. 6): Started as part of a four-WR set and posted two catches for 28 yards (14.0 avg.) before suffering an ankle injury in the second quarter and watching the rest of the game from the sideline in a walking boot.

2009: Started all 16 games for the fourth time in the last five years, and led the team with 70 receptions and six TD catches...Also started playoff contest…Finished second on the team with 1,061 receiving yards, his sixth straight 1,000-yard season and seventh overall, extending two team records...Ranked ninth in the NFC in receiving yards and was tied for ninth in the NFL with five receptions of 40-plus yards...Vs. Chicago (Sept. 13): Caught four passes for 39 yards (9.8 avg), with a 14-yard reception in the first quarter that moved him past Hutson (7,991) and over 8,000 career yards for the No. 3 spot on the team’s career receiving yardage list…At St. Louis (Sept. 27): Led team with four catches for 95 yards (23.8 avg.) and a TD, including a spectacular one-handed catch in the second quarter, pulling in a 46-yard pass from Rodgers with his left hand while being interfered with by CB Bradley Fletcher; pinned the ball against his shoulder pads and helmet as he fell to the turf. Also caught 21-yard TD pass on the left sideline late in the second quarter, and with 13-yard reception on first drive, moved past Sharpe (8,134) for second in franchise history for receiving yards…At Minnesota (Oct. 5): Caught four passes for 55 yards (13.8 avg.) as his final catch of the night, a 10-yarder late in the fourth quarter, tied Sharpe for the franchise’s all-time mark in receptions with 595…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 18): On the Packers’ second series, caught a quick hitch at the line of scrimmage and picked up 5 yards for his 596th career reception, surpassing Sharpe to become the franchise’s all-time receptions leader. Finished the afternoon with team-leading seven catches (including his 600th career) for team-high 107 yards (15.3 avg.), the 21st 100-yard game of his career, moving him ahead of Freeman for sole possession of fourth place in team annals…At Detroit (Nov. 26): Led team with a season-high 142 yards and a TD on seven receptions (20.3 avg.), the best yardage total by a Packer for the regular season. His 45-yard grab early in the second half was his 50th reception of the year, which gave him a team-record eight 50-catch seasons in his career…At Arizona (Jan. 3): Went over the 1,000-yard mark for the season on the first play of the game, picking up 14 yards on a hitch. Led the team with six receptions for 65 yards (10.8 avg.), with five of the six grabs going for first downs.

2008: Started all 16 games and ranked second on the team with 74 receptions for 1,012 yards (13.7 avg.) and five TDs…Ranked 13th in the NFC in receptions and tied for third in the conference with 25 catches on third down, including four of his five TD receptions…Tied for fifth in the NFL with six receptions of 40-plus yards, a career high…Vs. Indianapolis (Oct. 19): Became all-time leader in receiving yards at Lambeau Field with 24-yard grab in second quarter, passing Freeman’s career record of 3,477 yards. Passed Lofton for No. 2 on the all-time franchise list for receptions with 3-yard catch three plays later, giving him 532 for his career…At Tennessee (Nov. 2): With his 5-yard TD catch in the second quarter, tied Sharpe’s team record of 103 consecutive games with a catch. Matched season high with seven catches for season-best 136 yards…At Minnesota (Nov. 9): Broke Sharpe’s record for consecutive games with a catch on his 11-yard grab from Rodgers in the first quarter, giving him a reception in 104 straight games…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 28): Led team with six catches for 111 yards (18.5 avg.), including a 71-yard TD pass from Rodgers, the longest pass play by the Packers on the season.

2007: In his ninth season, was one of four Packers Pro Bowl selections…Played in first 15 games of the season with 14 starts, did not play Dec. 30 vs. Detroit (coach’s decision), and started both playoff contests…Led the team with 82 receptions for 1,048 yards (12.8 avg.), with two TDs, moving into third on the team’s all-time receptions list with 503 – surpassing Freeman (431), Dowler (448) and Hutson (488) – and fourth on the yards list with 6,977, eclipsing Freeman (6,651) and Dowler (6,918)…Vs. San Diego (Sept. 23): Posted a game-high 126 receiving yards on six catches (21.0 avg.), with one TD, his first 100-yard receiving game of the season and 17th of his career. His first reception of the day moved him into first place on Lambeau Field’s all-time receptions list at 214, topping Freeman…At Detroit (Nov. 22): Recorded season highs with 10 catches for 147 yards (14.7 avg.)…Vs. N.Y. Giants (NFC Championship, Jan. 20): Had a team-high five catches for 141 yards (28.2 avg.) and one TD. In the second quarter, caught a long pass and outran three defenders down the right sideline on his way to a 90-yard TD, the fourth-longest postseason TD in NFL history and longest in Green Bay playoff history.

2006: After signing a contract extension in the offseason, answered with his second career Pro Bowl selection and the best statistical season of his career…Started all 16 games for the third time in his career and led the team with 92 receptions and 1,295 receiving yards – both career highs – and eight TDs, including an 82-yard score at Minnesota (Nov. 12) and a 68-yarder at San Francisco (Dec. 10)…Added seven carries for 16 yards (2.3 avg.) on the season…His 1,295 receiving yards were second in the NFC and fifth in the league…His 92 catches ranked third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL, and he became the first Packers receiver to finish in the league’s top five since Freeman also finished fifth in 1998…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 17): Playing in his 100th professional contest, accumulated 153 yards on eight catches (19.1 avg.) and surpassed 5,000 career yards from scrimmage on a 16-yard reverse…At Miami (Oct. 22): Had a season-high 10 catches for 93 yards (9.3 avg.), becoming the seventh player in team history with 5,000 career receiving yards and the 11th Packer with 30 TD receptions…At Minnesota (Nov. 12): Established a career high with 191 yards on six receptions (31.8 avg.); caught three passes for 69 yards on a game-opening FG drive, then just before halftime caught a short pass over the middle and blazed by a group of defenders for an 82-yard score – the Packers’ longest 2006 play – giving Green Bay a lead it would not relinquish. His 191-yard performance was the best single-game total by an NFC receiver in 2006.

2005: Started all 16 games and led the Packers with 86 receptions and 1,221 yards – then career bests – with five TDs…Also carried twice for 13 yards (6.5 avg.)…Was selected as team MVP…Surpassed No. 7 Paul Coffman (322) on the team’s career receptions list, finishing the year with 329 catches…Became just the fourth Packers player with an 85-reception season (joining Sharpe, Brooks and Walker)…Posted a career-best five 100-yard receiving games and finished the season with consecutive 100-yard efforts…Had the Packers’ three longest catches of the season, a 59-yard reception vs. Seattle (Jan. 1), a 56-yard catch vs. Chicago (Dec. 25) and a 53-yard TD vs. Minnesota (Nov. 21)…Earned the Ed Block Courage Award, given to one player on every NFL roster who displays commitment to the principles of courage and sportsmanship, as voted by his teammates…At Minnesota (Oct. 23): Caught a game-high eight passes for 114 yards (14.3 avg.) and one TD, a spectacular, 22-yard, one-handed grab, making the catch despite being held by CB Antoine Winfield (penalty declined) for the game’s first points in tough, 23-20 loss…At Atlanta (Nov. 13): Caught season-high 10 passes for 114 yards (11.4 avg.)…Vs. Chicago (Dec. 25): Brought in six catches for 107 yards (17.8 avg.), going over 1,000 yards for the season by converting a third-and-3 early in the game…Vs. Seattle (Jan. 1): Led the team with six receptions for a season-high 118 yards (19.7 avg.); his first five catches all converted third downs, while his sixth was a 59-yard grab in the third quarter to the Seattle 5, Green Bay’s longest passing play of the season.

2004: Played in all 16 games, with 11 starts; did not start in five contests when club opened in other than base personnel…Had 84 catches for 1,208 yards and matched career high with nine TDs (2002)…Teamed with Walker to register the Packers’ best season by a receiving duo in both combined receptions (173) and combined receiving yards (2,590), respectively surpassing the 172 catches of Sharpe and Bennett in 1994, and the 2,253 receiving yards of Freeman and Brooks in 1997…Among NFL receiving pairs in 2004, the two ranked second, behind only the Rams’ Holt and Bruce (2,664)…In the process of racking up huge numbers, the duo became the club’s first set of 1,000-yard receivers since 1999 (Freeman, Bill Schroeder) and just the third overall (Freeman, Brooks in ’97)…At Detroit (Oct. 17): Caught a game-high nine passes for 110 yards (12.2 avg.) in 38-10 victory, including a pair of TDs, his second two-TD game as a pro (Sept. 29, 2002, vs. Carolina); the second TD came on 20-yard pass from Green…At Houston (Nov. 21): Had a spectacular homecoming in his native Houston, making 10 catches for 148 yards (14.8 avg.) and one TD, including a season-long 50-yard bomb, and a 24-yard TD catch off his fingertips to bring the Packers within three points, a 15-yard catch on third-and-16 to set up game-tying kick, and a 12-yard catch to the Houston 28-yard line just prior to the game-winning 46-yard FG…At Minnesota (Dec. 24): In division-clinching triumph, had a clutch performance with 11 catches (matching his career high) for a then-career-best 162 yards (14.7 avg.) and a TD. In the fourth quarter, capped a drive by converting a fourth-and-3 with a tough TD reception, knotting the game at 31.

2003: Served as Green Bay’s starting flanker for the second straight season, occasionally shifting to split end as dictated by injuries…Started 15 regular-season games (13 at FL, two at SE)…Also saw action in both playoff games; he did not start Wild Card contest vs. Seattle (Jan. 4) when Green Bay opened with two TEs…Led the team in receptions for the second consecutive season, with 52 catches for 621 yards (11.9 avg.) and two TDs…Also tied for the team lead in postseason receptions with eight for 91 yards (11.4 avg.)…Vs. Minnesota (Sept. 7): Suffered a sprained neck midway through the fourth quarter of the season opener when he landed on his head after going high to attempt a catch, but missed only one game…At Minnesota (Nov. 2): Had a career-long 45-yard run to set up an early FG…At San Diego (Dec. 14): Enjoyed his top performance of the season as he pulled in eight passes for 112 yards – the Packers’ first 100-yard receiving effort of the season – and a 7-yard TD just before halftime to give Green Bay a 17-3 advantage…Vs. Seattle (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 4): Posted his best effort of the playoffs to date, pulling in six passes for 66 yards, including a leaping, 23-yard catch between two defenders to set up a FG just before halftime.

2002: Developed into one of the league’s most explosive playmakers in his fourth NFL season…Won the starting SE position, vacated when Schroeder was allowed to leave in free agency, with a strong preseason performance…Was one of Green Bay’s most consistent performers in training-camp practices, edging Robert Ferguson and Charles Lee, among others, to become a full-time starter for the first time as a pro…Earning his first Pro Bowl trip, he became the lowest-drafted Packers player (seventh round) to participate in the Pro Bowl since Larry McCarren (12th round) in 1983 (Don Majkowski, 10th round, was chosen for the game in 1989, but did not play)…Led the Packers in receptions (70, 14th in the NFC), receiving yards (1,064, 10th in NFC) and TD receptions (nine, second in NFC) – all three figures eclipsing his three-year NFL totals entering the 2002 season…Had more catches (70) in his first year as a starter than any of the top 10 WRs in Packers history had in their initial season in the starting lineup…Became the eighth 1,000-yard receiver in Packers history – and the first drafted in the seventh round or later – at San Francisco (Dec. 15) when he reached the plateau for the first time as a pro…Enjoyed the fifth-highest yards-per-catch average in the NFC (15.2) and tied for fourth in the NFC in third-down receptions (25)…Also rushed eight times for 70 yards…Had three 100-yard receiving days and a pair of 80-plus-yard TD catches over the course of the season…Was the Packers’ finalist for the 2002 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award...Vs. Carolina (Sept. 29): Posted the first two-TD game of his career in 17-14 victory. Caught 31-yard TD pass from TE Bubba Franks late in first half, and with 4:10 remaining pulled in the eventual game-winning score – a high bullet from Favre that he snared near the 10-yard line before darting into the end zone…At Chicago (Oct. 7): Enjoyed his first career 100-yard effort in Monday night win, making four receptions for 120 yards (30.0 avg.), including a career-long 85-yard catch to open the scoring (tied for the longest play from scrimmage in the NFC in 2002)…Vs. Detroit (Nov. 10): Posted his top performance of the season, catching a career-high 11 passes for 130 yards (11.8 avg.). The 11 catches were the most by a Green Bay player in six years (Don Beebe, 11, Oct. 14, 1996, vs. 49ers)…At Minnesota (Nov. 17): Caught four passes for 121 yards (30.3 avg.), including a nifty, 84-yard catch-and-run up the left sideline to tie the game at 21 early in the fourth quarter…Vs. Atlanta (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 4): Turned in memorable and gutty playoff effort, starting and playing through painful shoulder injury suffered a week earlier at the Jets. Aggravated the injury early vs. the Falcons but still willed himself to return to the contest. Caught Green Bay’s lone TD – a 14-yard strike from Favre early in the third quarter.

2001: Turned in standout preseason to cement his place as one of Packers’ top pass catchers off the bench…Played in 13 regular-season games, starting twice when Green Bay opened with multiple WRs; he was inactive for the other three contests…Made 13 catches for 167 yards (12.8 avg.) and one TD…Also had three rushing attempts for 38 yards and one TD, along with tackles on special teams…Vs. Baltimore (Oct. 14): Matched his season high with three receptions for a season-best 69 yards (23.0 avg.), including a 37-yarder across the middle to set up the TD that gave Green Bay a 24-10 lead late in the third quarter. Inactive for games at Chicago (Nov. 11), vs. Atlanta (Nov. 18) and at Detroit (Nov. 22) due to after-effects of quad contusion suffered against the Ravens. Returned to action in Monday night contest at Jacksonville (Dec. 3).

2000: Served as the Packers’ No. 3 receiver for much of year with Corey Bradford sidelined by multiple injuries…Played in all 16 games for the first time, starting twice…Enjoyed an impressive 15.3-yard average per catch as he caught 21 passes (sixth on team) for 322 yards (15.3 avg.) and one TD…Vs. Chicago (Oct. 1): Started first career game and caught three passes for 43 yards (14.3 avg.)…Vs. Tampa Bay (Dec. 24): Started for an inactive Freeman and picked up 4 yards on his first NFL carry.

1999: Saw action in six games as a rookie, primarily on special teams; he was inactive for nine contests and did not play in the other…Considered a long shot to make the team, he consistently impressed the coaching staff during training camp, meriting a roster spot…Made three receptions for 31 yards (10.3 avg.) and one TD on the season…Inactive for the first eight games…At Dallas (Nov. 14): Made his NFL debut, playing as the fourth receiver and on special teams…Vs. Carolina (Dec. 12): Made his first NFL catch a memorable one, pulling in an 8-yard TD pass from Favre…1999 Draft: Was the second of two seventh-round draft choices (213th overall) by Green Bay, a pick obtained from Chicago in 1998 for return specialist Glyn Milburn.

COLLEGE: Two-year starter and three-time letterman (1996-98) at Alcorn State…Coached in college by Johnny Thomas, who once tutored Jerry Rice at Mississippi Valley State…Made 88 career receptions for 1,933 yards (22.0 avg.) and 17 TDs…Multi-talented, was a member of the Braves’ track team all four years (1996-99)…Earned all-conference honors in both sports his senior year…Earned B.S. degree in accounting…Senior season (1998): Earned second-team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference honors when he led the Braves in receptions (55), receiving yards (1,128) and scoring (60 points)…Posted six 100-yard receiving efforts among 11 games played…Established career highs in catches (11) and yards receiving (173) at Prairie View A&M (Oct. 10)…Junior season (1997): Averaged 26.5 yards per reception in his first season as a starter…Led team with 556 receiving yards on 21 catches, six of which went for TDs…Caught a career-long 81-yard TD vs. Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 8)…Sophomore season (1996): In first season as football letterman, caught 12 passes for 249 yards (20.8 avg.) and a TD…Track and field: Possessor of world-class ability in the high jump as a track athlete, he also participated in the decathlon, long jump and triple jump…Was named as the outstanding field performer in the SWAC, honoring both indoor and outdoor seasons, three straight years (1996-98)…Qualified for the 1996 Olympic Field Trials in the high jump with a leap of 7 feet, 6½ inches (ranked No. 1 in the nation that year), accomplished at the 37th annual Pelican Relays…Was the 1996 SWAC champion (indoor and outdoor) in the long jump, triple jump and decathlon, finishing second in the high jump…Was the 1997 SWAC champion (indoor and outdoor) in the long jump and triple jump, again coming in second in the high jump…Also was the ’97 SWAC (outdoor) champ in the decathlon…Qualified for the 1997 NCAA Championships in the long jump with a leap of 25 feet, 5 inches…Was the 1998 SWAC (indoor) champion in the long jump (25-5), triple jump (50-2) and high jump (7-2)…Was the 1999 SWAC (indoor) champion in the long jump (25-0) and triple jump (51-3); he came in third in the high jump.

PERSONAL: Given name Donald Jerome Driver…Born in Houston…Married to Betina, whom he met at Alcorn State and married in 2000; the couple has a son, Cristian, 9, and two daughters, Christina, 7, and Charity, 1…As a youngster, nicknamed “Quickie” by his parents, who grew tired of chasing him around the house, and because he was a quick learner…The middle child in a five-sibling family, which lived for a time during his early teens out of a U-Haul truck after a collection agency confiscated the family’s possessions…He also spent multiple holidays without parents and slept several nights in motel rooms that his mother, Faye Gray, purchased with food stamps…Also remembers several times when his mom skipped meals while working at night…Moved in with his grandmother, Betty Lofton, who encouraged him to go to church, at age 14…Motivated toward football by college films of his father, Marvin, a QB who earned a Texas A&M scholarship, and likely would’ve gone pro but gave up NFL dreams to support his mom after his own father’s death (Donald’s grandfather)…High school: Lettered four times each in track, football, basketball and baseball at Milby High in Houston…Played WR and DB, and returned punts and kickoffs…Honorable mention all-state in football…Community involvement: Overcoming incredible trials has inspired Driver to become one of the Packers’ most involved players in the community…Has made more than 500 appearances during his NFL career and in 2007 received a JB Award for community service, named for CBS’ NFL Today host James Brown and given to a select group of players for their individual contributions to their communities…Named Packers’ Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year in 2002, in recognition of his extensive work in the community…Also was chosen by Sporting News as one of the NFL’s “Good Guys” in its July 5, 2004, issue…In 2000, created the Donald Driver Foundation (www.donalddriverfoundation.com), with the motto “Strong Hands, Strong Minds, Loving Hearts”…Run by his mother, the organization offers assistance to homeless mothers and underprivileged children…Since its inception, the foundation has helped at least 17 families in the Houston and Green Bay areas by purchasing homes or providing other housing or mortgage assistance…The foundation also provides 10 scholarships worth $1,000 each, annually, to students in Texas, Mississippi and Wisconsin, and has funded several computer labs for inner-city youth centers....Also ran drills at an Oneida Nation football clinic in July 2005 and has conducted or helped out at football camps in Green Bay and De Pere in recent years…In summer 2008, took over the tradition of hosting the annual Packers offense vs. defense charity softball game with the proceeds going to support the Donald Driver Foundation…The fifth annual game in 2012 set a Fox Cities Stadium record for the largest crowd at any event with an attendance of 8,745, the second straight year that the game produced a sellout crowd…In summer 2006, participated in the inaugural Packers Tailgate Tour, visiting four Wisconsin cities as well as other impromptu stops to meet and chat with fans from all over the state…Has been a frequent speaker at Green Bay-area schools, addressing the importance of fitness and making good decisions in life…Has been involved with “Junior Power Pack,” the Packers’ fan club for kids, local Pop Warner football, and the Brown County Association for Retarded Citizens (now ASPIRO)…Appeared in a national United Way commercial on behalf of the NFL and the Packers, which started in the 2003 season…Received the Community Service Award from the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce in August 2001, in recognition of his community involvement…Earned the Professional Achievement Award at the sixth annual Lee Remmel Sports Awards Banquet in April 2003 and was the recipient of the 2010 Red Smith Award for professional achievement, an honor given annually to an individual who contributes to sports on or off the field in the state of Wisconsin…In 2010, also rang bells for The Salvation Army and signed autographs for donations in a competition against the Minnesota Vikings’ defensive line…Additionally has given time and money to the Milwaukee Juvenile Detention Center, the PALS program, Children’s Miracle Network and the Calvary Baptist Church Scholarship…Has taken part in the Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game as well as Edgar Bennett’s Celebrity Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Angel Fund for Children with Cancer…Joined Michelle Obama and a dozen other celebrities at the NEA’s Read Across America event at the Library of Congress in March 2011…Hobbies/interests: Won the 14th season of ABC's hit television show, Dancing with the Stars, in May 2012...Partnered with Peta Murgatroyd to win the Mirror Ball Trophy as they defeated 11 other tandems...During the DWTS season, appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Good Morning America, Live! with Kelly, Extra, Entertainment Tonight, CNN, BET and in Jet Magazine and USA Today, among several national shows and publications...His website, www.donalddriver80.com, features photos of him with President Barack Obama, community videos and contact information...Has written three children's books, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Donald Driver Foundation...Nearing completion of a master’s degree in computer science…Hobbies include reading novels and spending time with his family…Splits residence between De Pere, Wis., and Flower Mound, Texas.

  • Ranks first on the franchise’s all-time list in both receptions (743) and receiving yards (10,137).
  • Ranks No. 1 in team history for the most 1,000-yard seasons with seven, highlighted by six straight from 2004-09, also a franchise record.
  • Ranks No. 2 in team history for most games played with 205, trailing only QB Brett Favre (255).
  • Has caught 50 or more passes in a season a franchise-best nine times, topping James Lofton and Sterling Sharpe (seven each).
  • Is the all-time leader in receptions (363) and receiving yards (5,000) at Lambeau Field.
  • One of the NFL’s most decorated collegiate track athletes (high jump, decathlon, long jump, triple jump), won his conference’s Athlete of the Year award three straight years. Likely could have qualified for 2000 Sydney Olympics in high jump had he concentrated on track.
  • Overcoming countless obstacles growing up has inspired him to become one of the team’s most involved players in giving back to the community. In 2000, he and his wife created the Donald Driver Foundation (www.donalddriverfoundation.com), which offers assistance to homeless mothers and underprivileged children as well as scholarships to high school students in three states. In addition, has made more than 500 appearances since 1999, from schools to youth football fields to churches, delivering motivational speeches or offering assistance.


Pro Highlights:

  • Sits atop the franchise record book for the most receptions (743) and the most receiving yards (10,137) in team history.
  • Ranks No. 1 in franchise history for the most 1,000-yard seasons with seven, highlighted by six straight from 2004-09, also a team record.
  • Has caught 50-plus passes in a season a franchise-record nine times in his career (2002-10), topping WRs James Lofton and Sterling Sharpe (seven each).
  • Holds Lambeau Field records for receptions (358) and receiving yards (4,951).
  • Ranks No. 2 in team history for most games played with 205, trailing only QB Brett Favre (255).
  • Has been selected to the Pro Bowl four times during his career.
  • Holds the franchise record for the most consecutive games with a reception with 133, a streak that came to an end in 2010.
  • With 61 career TD receptions, ranks No. 3 in franchise annals behind only Don Hutson (99) and Sharpe (65).
  • Ranks No. 2 in team history in yards from scrimmage with 10,354, trailing only RB Ahman Green (11,048).
  • Extended two team records in 2009 with his seventh 1,000-yard season and sixth straight. Indianapolis’ Reggie Wayne was the only other player in the league to have a 1,000-yard season each of those six years (2004-09).
  • Teamed with Jennings in 2009 as the Packers posted a pair of 1,000-yard receivers for only the fifth time in franchise history; Driver has contributed to three of those, also teaming with Jennings in ’08 and WR Javon Walker in 2004.
  • Is one of only 18 wide receivers in NFL history with 700-plus career catches and 10,000 or more receiving yards in 200 games.
  • Has played in all 16 games in eight of his 14 seasons in the NFL.


2012 SEASON: All-time leading receiver in franchise history, played in 13 games with one start and made eight catches for 77 yards (9.6 avg.) and two TDs. vs. San Francisco 49ers (9/9): Appeared in the game on offense, but did not record any statistics. vs. Chicago Bears (9/13): Played in the game on offense and caught a 26-yard TD from QB Aaron Rodgers in the fourth quarter that extended the Green Bay lead to 23-3...The scoring play was his lone reception of the game and marked the 60th receiving TD of his career. at Seattle Seahawks (9/24): Appeared in the game on offense, but did not record any statistics. vs. New Orleans Saints (9/30): Finished with one catch for 3 yards. at Indianapolis Colts (10/7): Game marked his 197th in a Green Bay uni- form, moving him past QB Bart Starr for No. 2 all-time in team history behind QB Brett Favre (255)...Made one catch for 14 yards, a key play that came with :25 remaining in the fourth quarter...The catched moved the Packers to the Indianapolis 33-yard line for a 51-yard FG attempt to tie the game near the end of regulation. at Houston Texans (10/14): Appeared in the game but did not record any statistics. at St. Louis Rams (10/21): Finished with one catch for two yards. vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (10/28): Saw extended action in his 200th career game with both WR Greg Jennings (groin) and WR Jordy Nelson (ham- string) sidelined with injuries...Finished with two catches for 10 yards (5.0 avg.), including a 4-yard TD in the fourth quarter that gave the Packers a two-possession, 21-12 lead...Scoring play marked the 62nd overall TD of his career, tying him with RB Paul Hornung for fifth all-time for the most overall TDs in franchise history...Also joined Favre as just the second player in club annals to reach the 200-games played mark, also becoming just the 22nd WR in NFL history to accomplish the feat. vs. Arizona Cardinals (11/4): Finished with one catch for 10 yards...The reception gave him an even 5,000 career receiving yards at Lambeau Field, the only player in franchise history to achieve that feat at the stadium...Also made a block on CB William Gay to help spring WR Randall Cobb’s 13-yard TD catch on a quick screen play in the first quarter. at Detroit Lions (11/18): Made his first start of the season and posted one catch for 12 yards...Catch converted a key third down on the offense’s first scoring drive, moving the chains on a third-and-9 for a drive that was capped three plays later on a 20-yard TD pass from Rodgers to TE Jermichael Finley. at New York Giants (11/25): Appeared briefly on offense but did not record any statistics. vs. Minnesota Vikings (12/2): Battled a thumb injury that withheld him from practice during the week and he was ruled inactive on gameday. vs. Detroit Lions (12/9): Appeared briefly on offense, but did not record any statistics. at Chicago Bears (12/16): Inactive. vs. Tennessee Titans (12/23): Returned to action, seeing playing time on offense, but he did not record any statistics. at Minnesota Vikings (12/30): Inactive. NFC WILD CARD, vs. Minnesota Vikings (1/5/13): Inactive. Streaks & Milestones • Sits atop the franchise record book for the most receptions (743) and the most receiving yards (10,137) in team history. Also ranks No. 1 in franchise history for the most 1,000-yard seasons with seven, highlighted by six straight from 2004-09, also a team record. • Has caught 50-plus passes in a season a franchise-record nine times in his career (2002-10), topping WRs James Lofton and Sterling Sharpe (seven each). • Ranks No. 2 in team history for most games played with 205, trailing only QB Brett Favre (255). • With 61 career TD receptions, ranks No. 3 in franchise annals behind only Don Hutson (99) and Sharpe (65). • Has played in all 16 games in eight of his 13 seasons in the NFL. • Is tied for fourth in club history with 22 career 100-yard receiving games. • Reached 50 catches for nine consecutive seasons (2002-10) – a team record – and had over 1,000 yards receiving in six straight seasons (2004- 09). • Ranks first in receptions (363) and yards (5,000) at Lambeau Field. • Ranks No. 2 all-time in team history for total yards from scrimmage (10,354; 217 rush, 10,137 rec.), trailing only RB Ahman Green (11,048; 8,322 rush, 2,726 rec.).

2011: Played in all 16 contests with 15 starts and started the team’s postseason contest…Caught 37 passes for 445 yards (12.0 avg.) and six TDs…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 8): Made four receptions for 41 yards (10.3 avg.), tying Lofton for the franchise’s all-time receiving yardage record with 9,656 career yards…At Carolina (Sept. 18): Became the team’s all-time receiving yardage leader with a 10-yard catch in the third quarter. Helped preserve the victory for the second straight week when he leapt to snag a high onside kick by Olindo Mare late in the fourth quarter of a 30-23 win…Vs. Tampa Bay (Nov. 20): Caught four passes for 72 yards (18.0 avg.), including a season-long 35-yard catch-and-run that converted a third-and-long in the third quarter. The play made him just the second player in franchise history to eclipse 10,000 yards from scrimmage, joining Green (11,048)…At N.Y. Giants (Dec. 4): Matched his career high with two TD receptions, his first multi-TD game since Nov. 21, 2005, at Minnesota…Vs. Oakland (Dec. 11): Led the team with four grabs for a season-high 75 yards (18.8 avg.)…Vs. Chicago (Dec. 25): Finished with two catches for 29 yards (14.5 avg.), eclipsing the 10,000-yard receiving mark for his career…Vs. N.Y. Giants (NFC Divisional, Jan. 15): Finished with three catches for 45 yards (15.0 avg.) and a TD. The three receptions gave him 49 for his postseason career as he surpassed Freeman (47) for the franchise record. Also moved ahead of WR Robert Brooks (651) in playoff receiving yardage for the No. 2 spot in team history with 675 career yards. Marked the 12th consecutive playoff game in which he caught a pass, tying him with Freeman for No. 2 in team annals behind only RB Dorsey Levens (13).

2010: Appeared in 15 games and started all of them, missing his first game due to injury since Sept. 14, 2003 (vs. Detroit), when he was inactive due to a quad injury vs. Dallas in Week 9…Despite missing that contest and being hampered by the injury in other games, finished No. 2 on the team with 51 receptions, his franchise-record ninth 50-catch season…Finished fourth on the team with 565 receiving yards (11.1 avg.) and tied for fourth with four TDs…Was credited with his fourth career Pro Bowl selection in 2010 since he would have been named to the all-star squad as an injury replacement for Eagles WR DeSean Jackson had the Packers not been preparing for Super Bowl XLV…Played in all four playoff contests with two starts, and finished third on the team with 14 receptions for 169 yards (12.1 avg.)…At Chicago (Sept. 27): Caught a season-high nine passes for 61 yards (6.8 avg.), his highest reception total since hauling in 10 vs. Detroit (Nov. 22, 2007)…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 3): Posted three catches for a season-high 89 yards (29.7 avg.) and a TD. Had a 29-yard scoring grab on Green Bay’s opening drive and also hauled in a 61-yard pass in the second quarter…Vs. Minnesota (Oct. 24): Did not have a reception, snapping his franchise-record streak of 133 consecutive games (139 including playoffs) with a reception…At N.Y. Jets (Oct. 31): Left the game with a quadriceps injury in the second quarter and did not return. Had originally sustained the injury in Week 5 at Washington…Vs. Dallas (Nov. 7): Inactive due to injury for the first time since Sept. 14, 2003, vs. Detroit (neck)…Vs. San Francisco (Dec. 5): After being hampered by the quad injury for several weeks, returned to form with four catches for 73 yards (18.3 avg.), highlighted by a season-long 61-yard catch-and-run for a TD in the third quarter that was one of the finest plays of his career…Vs. Pittsburgh (Super Bowl XLV, Feb. 6): Started as part of a four-WR set and posted two catches for 28 yards (14.0 avg.) before suffering an ankle injury in the second quarter and watching the rest of the game from the sideline in a walking boot.

2009: Started all 16 games for the fourth time in the last five years, and led the team with 70 receptions and six TD catches...Also started playoff contest…Finished second on the team with 1,061 receiving yards, his sixth straight 1,000-yard season and seventh overall, extending two team records...Ranked ninth in the NFC in receiving yards and was tied for ninth in the NFL with five receptions of 40-plus yards...Vs. Chicago (Sept. 13): Caught four passes for 39 yards (9.8 avg), with a 14-yard reception in the first quarter that moved him past Hutson (7,991) and over 8,000 career yards for the No. 3 spot on the team’s career receiving yardage list…At St. Louis (Sept. 27): Led team with four catches for 95 yards (23.8 avg.) and a TD, including a spectacular one-handed catch in the second quarter, pulling in a 46-yard pass from Rodgers with his left hand while being interfered with by CB Bradley Fletcher; pinned the ball against his shoulder pads and helmet as he fell to the turf. Also caught 21-yard TD pass on the left sideline late in the second quarter, and with 13-yard reception on first drive, moved past Sharpe (8,134) for second in franchise history for receiving yards…At Minnesota (Oct. 5): Caught four passes for 55 yards (13.8 avg.) as his final catch of the night, a 10-yarder late in the fourth quarter, tied Sharpe for the franchise’s all-time mark in receptions with 595…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 18): On the Packers’ second series, caught a quick hitch at the line of scrimmage and picked up 5 yards for his 596th career reception, surpassing Sharpe to become the franchise’s all-time receptions leader. Finished the afternoon with team-leading seven catches (including his 600th career) for team-high 107 yards (15.3 avg.), the 21st 100-yard game of his career, moving him ahead of Freeman for sole possession of fourth place in team annals…At Detroit (Nov. 26): Led team with a season-high 142 yards and a TD on seven receptions (20.3 avg.), the best yardage total by a Packer for the regular season. His 45-yard grab early in the second half was his 50th reception of the year, which gave him a team-record eight 50-catch seasons in his career…At Arizona (Jan. 3): Went over the 1,000-yard mark for the season on the first play of the game, picking up 14 yards on a hitch. Led the team with six receptions for 65 yards (10.8 avg.), with five of the six grabs going for first downs.

2008: Started all 16 games and ranked second on the team with 74 receptions for 1,012 yards (13.7 avg.) and five TDs…Ranked 13th in the NFC in receptions and tied for third in the conference with 25 catches on third down, including four of his five TD receptions…Tied for fifth in the NFL with six receptions of 40-plus yards, a career high…Vs. Indianapolis (Oct. 19): Became all-time leader in receiving yards at Lambeau Field with 24-yard grab in second quarter, passing Freeman’s career record of 3,477 yards. Passed Lofton for No. 2 on the all-time franchise list for receptions with 3-yard catch three plays later, giving him 532 for his career…At Tennessee (Nov. 2): With his 5-yard TD catch in the second quarter, tied Sharpe’s team record of 103 consecutive games with a catch. Matched season high with seven catches for season-best 136 yards…At Minnesota (Nov. 9): Broke Sharpe’s record for consecutive games with a catch on his 11-yard grab from Rodgers in the first quarter, giving him a reception in 104 straight games…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 28): Led team with six catches for 111 yards (18.5 avg.), including a 71-yard TD pass from Rodgers, the longest pass play by the Packers on the season.

2007: In his ninth season, was one of four Packers Pro Bowl selections…Played in first 15 games of the season with 14 starts, did not play Dec. 30 vs. Detroit (coach’s decision), and started both playoff contests…Led the team with 82 receptions for 1,048 yards (12.8 avg.), with two TDs, moving into third on the team’s all-time receptions list with 503 – surpassing Freeman (431), Dowler (448) and Hutson (488) – and fourth on the yards list with 6,977, eclipsing Freeman (6,651) and Dowler (6,918)…Vs. San Diego (Sept. 23): Posted a game-high 126 receiving yards on six catches (21.0 avg.), with one TD, his first 100-yard receiving game of the season and 17th of his career. His first reception of the day moved him into first place on Lambeau Field’s all-time receptions list at 214, topping Freeman…At Detroit (Nov. 22): Recorded season highs with 10 catches for 147 yards (14.7 avg.)…Vs. N.Y. Giants (NFC Championship, Jan. 20): Had a team-high five catches for 141 yards (28.2 avg.) and one TD. In the second quarter, caught a long pass and outran three defenders down the right sideline on his way to a 90-yard TD, the fourth-longest postseason TD in NFL history and longest in Green Bay playoff history.

2006: After signing a contract extension in the offseason, answered with his second career Pro Bowl selection and the best statistical season of his career…Started all 16 games for the third time in his career and led the team with 92 receptions and 1,295 receiving yards – both career highs – and eight TDs, including an 82-yard score at Minnesota (Nov. 12) and a 68-yarder at San Francisco (Dec. 10)…Added seven carries for 16 yards (2.3 avg.) on the season…His 1,295 receiving yards were second in the NFC and fifth in the league…His 92 catches ranked third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL, and he became the first Packers receiver to finish in the league’s top five since Freeman also finished fifth in 1998…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 17): Playing in his 100th professional contest, accumulated 153 yards on eight catches (19.1 avg.) and surpassed 5,000 career yards from scrimmage on a 16-yard reverse…At Miami (Oct. 22): Had a season-high 10 catches for 93 yards (9.3 avg.), becoming the seventh player in team history with 5,000 career receiving yards and the 11th Packer with 30 TD receptions…At Minnesota (Nov. 12): Established a career high with 191 yards on six receptions (31.8 avg.); caught three passes for 69 yards on a game-opening FG drive, then just before halftime caught a short pass over the middle and blazed by a group of defenders for an 82-yard score – the Packers’ longest 2006 play – giving Green Bay a lead it would not relinquish. His 191-yard performance was the best single-game total by an NFC receiver in 2006.

2005: Started all 16 games and led the Packers with 86 receptions and 1,221 yards – then career bests – with five TDs…Also carried twice for 13 yards (6.5 avg.)…Was selected as team MVP…Surpassed No. 7 Paul Coffman (322) on the team’s career receptions list, finishing the year with 329 catches…Became just the fourth Packers player with an 85-reception season (joining Sharpe, Brooks and Walker)…Posted a career-best five 100-yard receiving games and finished the season with consecutive 100-yard efforts…Had the Packers’ three longest catches of the season, a 59-yard reception vs. Seattle (Jan. 1), a 56-yard catch vs. Chicago (Dec. 25) and a 53-yard TD vs. Minnesota (Nov. 21)…Earned the Ed Block Courage Award, given to one player on every NFL roster who displays commitment to the principles of courage and sportsmanship, as voted by his teammates…At Minnesota (Oct. 23): Caught a game-high eight passes for 114 yards (14.3 avg.) and one TD, a spectacular, 22-yard, one-handed grab, making the catch despite being held by CB Antoine Winfield (penalty declined) for the game’s first points in tough, 23-20 loss…At Atlanta (Nov. 13): Caught season-high 10 passes for 114 yards (11.4 avg.)…Vs. Chicago (Dec. 25): Brought in six catches for 107 yards (17.8 avg.), going over 1,000 yards for the season by converting a third-and-3 early in the game…Vs. Seattle (Jan. 1): Led the team with six receptions for a season-high 118 yards (19.7 avg.); his first five catches all converted third downs, while his sixth was a 59-yard grab in the third quarter to the Seattle 5, Green Bay’s longest passing play of the season.

2004: Played in all 16 games, with 11 starts; did not start in five contests when club opened in other than base personnel…Had 84 catches for 1,208 yards and matched career high with nine TDs (2002)…Teamed with Walker to register the Packers’ best season by a receiving duo in both combined receptions (173) and combined receiving yards (2,590), respectively surpassing the 172 catches of Sharpe and Bennett in 1994, and the 2,253 receiving yards of Freeman and Brooks in 1997…Among NFL receiving pairs in 2004, the two ranked second, behind only the Rams’ Holt and Bruce (2,664)…In the process of racking up huge numbers, the duo became the club’s first set of 1,000-yard receivers since 1999 (Freeman, Bill Schroeder) and just the third overall (Freeman, Brooks in ’97)…At Detroit (Oct. 17): Caught a game-high nine passes for 110 yards (12.2 avg.) in 38-10 victory, including a pair of TDs, his second two-TD game as a pro (Sept. 29, 2002, vs. Carolina); the second TD came on 20-yard pass from Green…At Houston (Nov. 21): Had a spectacular homecoming in his native Houston, making 10 catches for 148 yards (14.8 avg.) and one TD, including a season-long 50-yard bomb, and a 24-yard TD catch off his fingertips to bring the Packers within three points, a 15-yard catch on third-and-16 to set up game-tying kick, and a 12-yard catch to the Houston 28-yard line just prior to the game-winning 46-yard FG…At Minnesota (Dec. 24): In division-clinching triumph, had a clutch performance with 11 catches (matching his career high) for a then-career-best 162 yards (14.7 avg.) and a TD. In the fourth quarter, capped a drive by converting a fourth-and-3 with a tough TD reception, knotting the game at 31.

2003: Served as Green Bay’s starting flanker for the second straight season, occasionally shifting to split end as dictated by injuries…Started 15 regular-season games (13 at FL, two at SE)…Also saw action in both playoff games; he did not start Wild Card contest vs. Seattle (Jan. 4) when Green Bay opened with two TEs…Led the team in receptions for the second consecutive season, with 52 catches for 621 yards (11.9 avg.) and two TDs…Also tied for the team lead in postseason receptions with eight for 91 yards (11.4 avg.)…Vs. Minnesota (Sept. 7): Suffered a sprained neck midway through the fourth quarter of the season opener when he landed on his head after going high to attempt a catch, but missed only one game…At Minnesota (Nov. 2): Had a career-long 45-yard run to set up an early FG…At San Diego (Dec. 14): Enjoyed his top performance of the season as he pulled in eight passes for 112 yards – the Packers’ first 100-yard receiving effort of the season – and a 7-yard TD just before halftime to give Green Bay a 17-3 advantage…Vs. Seattle (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 4): Posted his best effort of the playoffs to date, pulling in six passes for 66 yards, including a leaping, 23-yard catch between two defenders to set up a FG just before halftime.

2002: Developed into one of the league’s most explosive playmakers in his fourth NFL season…Won the starting SE position, vacated when Schroeder was allowed to leave in free agency, with a strong preseason performance…Was one of Green Bay’s most consistent performers in training-camp practices, edging Robert Ferguson and Charles Lee, among others, to become a full-time starter for the first time as a pro…Earning his first Pro Bowl trip, he became the lowest-drafted Packers player (seventh round) to participate in the Pro Bowl since Larry McCarren (12th round) in 1983 (Don Majkowski, 10th round, was chosen for the game in 1989, but did not play)…Led the Packers in receptions (70, 14th in the NFC), receiving yards (1,064, 10th in NFC) and TD receptions (nine, second in NFC) – all three figures eclipsing his three-year NFL totals entering the 2002 season…Had more catches (70) in his first year as a starter than any of the top 10 WRs in Packers history had in their initial season in the starting lineup…Became the eighth 1,000-yard receiver in Packers history – and the first drafted in the seventh round or later – at San Francisco (Dec. 15) when he reached the plateau for the first time as a pro…Enjoyed the fifth-highest yards-per-catch average in the NFC (15.2) and tied for fourth in the NFC in third-down receptions (25)…Also rushed eight times for 70 yards…Had three 100-yard receiving days and a pair of 80-plus-yard TD catches over the course of the season…Was the Packers’ finalist for the 2002 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award...Vs. Carolina (Sept. 29): Posted the first two-TD game of his career in 17-14 victory. Caught 31-yard TD pass from TE Bubba Franks late in first half, and with 4:10 remaining pulled in the eventual game-winning score – a high bullet from Favre that he snared near the 10-yard line before darting into the end zone…At Chicago (Oct. 7): Enjoyed his first career 100-yard effort in Monday night win, making four receptions for 120 yards (30.0 avg.), including a career-long 85-yard catch to open the scoring (tied for the longest play from scrimmage in the NFC in 2002)…Vs. Detroit (Nov. 10): Posted his top performance of the season, catching a career-high 11 passes for 130 yards (11.8 avg.). The 11 catches were the most by a Green Bay player in six years (Don Beebe, 11, Oct. 14, 1996, vs. 49ers)…At Minnesota (Nov. 17): Caught four passes for 121 yards (30.3 avg.), including a nifty, 84-yard catch-and-run up the left sideline to tie the game at 21 early in the fourth quarter…Vs. Atlanta (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 4): Turned in memorable and gutty playoff effort, starting and playing through painful shoulder injury suffered a week earlier at the Jets. Aggravated the injury early vs. the Falcons but still willed himself to return to the contest. Caught Green Bay’s lone TD – a 14-yard strike from Favre early in the third quarter.

2001: Turned in standout preseason to cement his place as one of Packers’ top pass catchers off the bench…Played in 13 regular-season games, starting twice when Green Bay opened with multiple WRs; he was inactive for the other three contests…Made 13 catches for 167 yards (12.8 avg.) and one TD…Also had three rushing attempts for 38 yards and one TD, along with tackles on special teams…Vs. Baltimore (Oct. 14): Matched his season high with three receptions for a season-best 69 yards (23.0 avg.), including a 37-yarder across the middle to set up the TD that gave Green Bay a 24-10 lead late in the third quarter. Inactive for games at Chicago (Nov. 11), vs. Atlanta (Nov. 18) and at Detroit (Nov. 22) due to after-effects of quad contusion suffered against the Ravens. Returned to action in Monday night contest at Jacksonville (Dec. 3).

2000: Served as the Packers’ No. 3 receiver for much of year with Corey Bradford sidelined by multiple injuries…Played in all 16 games for the first time, starting twice…Enjoyed an impressive 15.3-yard average per catch as he caught 21 passes (sixth on team) for 322 yards (15.3 avg.) and one TD…Vs. Chicago (Oct. 1): Started first career game and caught three passes for 43 yards (14.3 avg.)…Vs. Tampa Bay (Dec. 24): Started for an inactive Freeman and picked up 4 yards on his first NFL carry.

1999: Saw action in six games as a rookie, primarily on special teams; he was inactive for nine contests and did not play in the other…Considered a long shot to make the team, he consistently impressed the coaching staff during training camp, meriting a roster spot…Made three receptions for 31 yards (10.3 avg.) and one TD on the season…Inactive for the first eight games…At Dallas (Nov. 14): Made his NFL debut, playing as the fourth receiver and on special teams…Vs. Carolina (Dec. 12): Made his first NFL catch a memorable one, pulling in an 8-yard TD pass from Favre…1999 Draft: Was the second of two seventh-round draft choices (213th overall) by Green Bay, a pick obtained from Chicago in 1998 for return specialist Glyn Milburn.

COLLEGE: Two-year starter and three-time letterman (1996-98) at Alcorn State…Coached in college by Johnny Thomas, who once tutored Jerry Rice at Mississippi Valley State…Made 88 career receptions for 1,933 yards (22.0 avg.) and 17 TDs…Multi-talented, was a member of the Braves’ track team all four years (1996-99)…Earned all-conference honors in both sports his senior year…Earned B.S. degree in accounting…Senior season (1998): Earned second-team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference honors when he led the Braves in receptions (55), receiving yards (1,128) and scoring (60 points)…Posted six 100-yard receiving efforts among 11 games played…Established career highs in catches (11) and yards receiving (173) at Prairie View A&M (Oct. 10)…Junior season (1997): Averaged 26.5 yards per reception in his first season as a starter…Led team with 556 receiving yards on 21 catches, six of which went for TDs…Caught a career-long 81-yard TD vs. Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 8)…Sophomore season (1996): In first season as football letterman, caught 12 passes for 249 yards (20.8 avg.) and a TD…Track and field: Possessor of world-class ability in the high jump as a track athlete, he also participated in the decathlon, long jump and triple jump…Was named as the outstanding field performer in the SWAC, honoring both indoor and outdoor seasons, three straight years (1996-98)…Qualified for the 1996 Olympic Field Trials in the high jump with a leap of 7 feet, 6½ inches (ranked No. 1 in the nation that year), accomplished at the 37th annual Pelican Relays…Was the 1996 SWAC champion (indoor and outdoor) in the long jump, triple jump and decathlon, finishing second in the high jump…Was the 1997 SWAC champion (indoor and outdoor) in the long jump and triple jump, again coming in second in the high jump…Also was the ’97 SWAC (outdoor) champ in the decathlon…Qualified for the 1997 NCAA Championships in the long jump with a leap of 25 feet, 5 inches…Was the 1998 SWAC (indoor) champion in the long jump (25-5), triple jump (50-2) and high jump (7-2)…Was the 1999 SWAC (indoor) champion in the long jump (25-0) and triple jump (51-3); he came in third in the high jump.

PERSONAL: Given name Donald Jerome Driver…Born in Houston…Married to Betina, whom he met at Alcorn State and married in 2000; the couple has a son, Cristian, 9, and two daughters, Christina, 7, and Charity, 1…As a youngster, nicknamed “Quickie” by his parents, who grew tired of chasing him around the house, and because he was a quick learner…The middle child in a five-sibling family, which lived for a time during his early teens out of a U-Haul truck after a collection agency confiscated the family’s possessions…He also spent multiple holidays without parents and slept several nights in motel rooms that his mother, Faye Gray, purchased with food stamps…Also remembers several times when his mom skipped meals while working at night…Moved in with his grandmother, Betty Lofton, who encouraged him to go to church, at age 14…Motivated toward football by college films of his father, Marvin, a QB who earned a Texas A&M scholarship, and likely would’ve gone pro but gave up NFL dreams to support his mom after his own father’s death (Donald’s grandfather)…High school: Lettered four times each in track, football, basketball and baseball at Milby High in Houston…Played WR and DB, and returned punts and kickoffs…Honorable mention all-state in football…Community involvement: Overcoming incredible trials has inspired Driver to become one of the Packers’ most involved players in the community…Has made more than 500 appearances during his NFL career and in 2007 received a JB Award for community service, named for CBS’ NFL Today host James Brown and given to a select group of players for their individual contributions to their communities…Named Packers’ Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year in 2002, in recognition of his extensive work in the community…Also was chosen by Sporting News as one of the NFL’s “Good Guys” in its July 5, 2004, issue…In 2000, created the Donald Driver Foundation (www.donalddriverfoundation.com), with the motto “Strong Hands, Strong Minds, Loving Hearts”…Run by his mother, the organization offers assistance to homeless mothers and underprivileged children…Since its inception, the foundation has helped at least 17 families in the Houston and Green Bay areas by purchasing homes or providing other housing or mortgage assistance…The foundation also provides 10 scholarships worth $1,000 each, annually, to students in Texas, Mississippi and Wisconsin, and has funded several computer labs for inner-city youth centers....Also ran drills at an Oneida Nation football clinic in July 2005 and has conducted or helped out at football camps in Green Bay and De Pere in recent years…In summer 2008, took over the tradition of hosting the annual Packers offense vs. defense charity softball game with the proceeds going to support the Donald Driver Foundation…The fifth annual game in 2012 set a Fox Cities Stadium record for the largest crowd at any event with an attendance of 8,745, the second straight year that the game produced a sellout crowd…In summer 2006, participated in the inaugural Packers Tailgate Tour, visiting four Wisconsin cities as well as other impromptu stops to meet and chat with fans from all over the state…Has been a frequent speaker at Green Bay-area schools, addressing the importance of fitness and making good decisions in life…Has been involved with “Junior Power Pack,” the Packers’ fan club for kids, local Pop Warner football, and the Brown County Association for Retarded Citizens (now ASPIRO)…Appeared in a national United Way commercial on behalf of the NFL and the Packers, which started in the 2003 season…Received the Community Service Award from the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce in August 2001, in recognition of his community involvement…Earned the Professional Achievement Award at the sixth annual Lee Remmel Sports Awards Banquet in April 2003 and was the recipient of the 2010 Red Smith Award for professional achievement, an honor given annually to an individual who contributes to sports on or off the field in the state of Wisconsin…In 2010, also rang bells for The Salvation Army and signed autographs for donations in a competition against the Minnesota Vikings’ defensive line…Additionally has given time and money to the Milwaukee Juvenile Detention Center, the PALS program, Children’s Miracle Network and the Calvary Baptist Church Scholarship…Has taken part in the Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game as well as Edgar Bennett’s Celebrity Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Angel Fund for Children with Cancer…Joined Michelle Obama and a dozen other celebrities at the NEA’s Read Across America event at the Library of Congress in March 2011…Hobbies/interests: Won the 14th season of ABC's hit television show, Dancing with the Stars, in May 2012...Partnered with Peta Murgatroyd to win the Mirror Ball Trophy as they defeated 11 other tandems...During the DWTS season, appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Good Morning America, Live! with Kelly, Extra, Entertainment Tonight, CNN, BET and in Jet Magazine and USA Today, among several national shows and publications...His website, www.donalddriver80.com, features photos of him with President Barack Obama, community videos and contact information...Has written three children's books, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Donald Driver Foundation...Nearing completion of a master’s degree in computer science…Hobbies include reading novels and spending time with his family…Splits residence between De Pere, Wis., and Flower Mound, Texas.