Kansas City Chiefs C Creed Humphrey earned recognition for his terrific rookie season.
After a stellar performance where he allowed just 10 total pressures on the year, Humphrey was named to both the PFWA All-Rookie Team and the only rookie named to the PFF All-Pro Team. Now he is recognized by the Senior Bowl, where he competed coming out of the University of Oklahoma. They named him Senior Bowl Hall of Fame Rookie of the Year.
Welcome Rookie of the Year @Chefs OL Creed Humphrey in the 2022 Senior Bowl Hall of Fame! The 2021 Senior Bowl and @OU_Football alum played in all 17 games last season for 1,184 snaps, ALLOWING JUST 1 SACK. #SBHOF2022 pic.twitter.com/NeUAO40OVc
— Reese’s senior bowl (@seniorbowl) April 21, 2022
Here’s what the Senior Bowl had to say about Humphrey in their press release:
“NFL: Selected No. 63 in the second round by the Kansas City Chiefs…started in all 17 games and played alongside fellow 2021 Senior Bowler Trey Smith from the University of Tennessee…named to the prestigious All-Team Pro Football Writers Association rookie…was the only rookie to be named an All-Pro by Pro Football Focus…anchored a Chiefs offensive line that helped the unit finish third in the league in scoring and fourth in offense passing…NCAA: Three-year starter at Oklahoma center…started in 37 of 39 college career games…spent freshman year in redshirt and left early with one year of eligibility remaining…was eligible for the Senior Bowl after just three seasons on the field because he graduated…part of the offensive line group that won the 2018 Joe Moore Award, given annually to the top OL in college football…named second-team All- Big 12 by media and coaches in 2018 and first team in 2019 and 2020…named Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year his last two seasons at Oklahoma and was a third-team All-American by Associated Press as a junior.
Here is Humphrey’s statement:
“The Senior Bowl was a huge opportunity for me to showcase my skills against the best competition in college football. In one week in Mobile, I was able to learn so many things that helped my transition from college to the NFL “I’m beyond grateful to have had the opportunity to compete in the Senior Bowl. I’m extremely honored to be the 2022 Senior Rookie of the Year.”
Humphrey, along with the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame Class of 2021, will be honored at the Spire-sponsored annual induction ceremony at the Grand Hotel Golf Club & Spa in Point Clear, Alabama on Sunday, June 26, 2022.