Full Name: Don Hutson
Profession: First Wide Receiver in NFL History
Why Famous: The first star split end in NFL history, and considered by many to have been the first modern receiver. He is credited with creating many of the modern pass routes used in the NFL today.
- 1951-12-02 Don Hutson's #14 jersey is retired by the Green Bay Packers, the first number retired in the history of the franchise