Creed Humphrey, C, Oklahoma - 2021 NFL Draft Player Profile
The Center position tends to be overlooked in the game of football. It is not a flashy position, but a very important one. The 2021 NFL Draft will have some elite centers coming into the NFL. Landon Dickerson, Josh Myers, Drake Jackson, and Creed Humphrey are just some of the top prospects. Creed Humphrey is probably the best alongside Landon Dickerson and Josh Myers. Humphrey was unanimously a top-four center and third-ranked recruit in Oklahoma. He was also apart of the offensive line that was awarded the Joe Moore Award in 2018. The Joe Moore Award recognizes the toughest, most physical offensive line in the country.
Humprey came from a family that had a background in wrestling. His father was a three-time All-American Wrestler. Creed was big into wrestling in high school and eventually transitioned his wrestling career into becoming a top tier center in the game of football. Humphrey didn't start at Oklahoma until 2018. He was the Center for Kyler Murray who now plays for the Arizona Cardinals. Creed was named to the second-team All-Big 12 team and was named to the freshman All-American squad by FWAA.
In 2019 Humprehy was nominated for the Rimington Trophy. The Rimington Trophy goes to the best center in the Nation. In 2020 Humphrey was first-team All Big-12 and was named a third-team All-American. In 3 seasons with the Oklahoma Sooners, Creed Humphrey played 1,297 pass-blocking snaps, allowing only 28 QB pressures, and 0 sacks. He is stout in pass protection. Humphrey could end up being drafted on Day 2 of the NFL Draft, but wouldn't be surprised if an NFL team took him on day 1. He would be a great fit for the Los Angeles Rams, Baltimore Ravens, Miami Dolphins, and Pittsburgh Steelers.