The Atlanta Falcons selected Claude Humphrey with the third overall pick in the 1968 draft.
Humphrey made an immediate impact in the league as he earned Rookie of the Year honors.
A devastating pass rusher, Claude led his team in sacks nine of the 13 seasons he played for the Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles
Despite playing on a Falcons team that had only three winning seasons during the 10- year span that he played, Humphrey managed to earn first- or second- team All-NFL or All- Pro honors eight times.
In 1975 Claude suffered what many thought would be a career-ending knee injury that sidelined him for the entire season. A fierce competitor Humphrey battled his way back in 1976 and delivered an impressive season of play.
Teammates voted Humphrey as the team's Most Valuable Player in 1976.
Humphrey was selected to play in six Pro Bowls.
Durable, Claude missed only two games in his first seven seasons.
Although it didn’t become an official NFL statistic until after he retired, Humphrey is credited with 122 career sacks.
Humphrey was named first- or second-team All-NFC seven times.
In 1979, the Falcons traded Claude to the Eagles for two fourth-round draft picks.
Claude walks on stage after being introduced as a member of the Class of 2014 for the first time during the "3rd Annual NFL Honors" show.
Humphrey gets measured for his Hall of Fame bust.
Humphrey autographs footballs during an orientation with Hall of Fame staff two days after he was elected to the Hall of Fame.
Claude finds the right fit for his Kay® Jewelers Hall of Fame ring.
Humphrey gets fitted for his Haggar Hall of Fame Gold Jacket.
Humphrey speaks with members of the media during Super Bowl XLVIII.
Humphrey receives his Gold Jacket during the Enshrinees' Gold Jacket Dinner ceremony.
Humphrey and his daughter, Cheyenne, wave and smile to the camera during the Grand Parade.
Claude gives his speech during the Enshrinement Ceremony.
Claude poses with his bust after giving his Enshrinement speech.
Humphrey shares a story from his career during the Enshrinees Gameday Roundtable.
Claude is introduced to the crowd before the NFL/Hall of Fame Game.