April 20, 2009
Hosted by Jeff Nixon
David Humm was born on April 2, 1952 in Las Vegas, Nevada. After going to high school at Bishop Gorman, Dave attended the University of Nebraska. He was the Huskers' quarterback in Bob Devaney's final season, 1972, and Tom Osborne's first two seasons, 1973 and 1974. Thirty years later, many of his school records still stand, including passing yards in a career (5,035), season (2,074) and game (297). Dave was Nebraska's only 5,000 yard passer. Dave made his professional debut in the NFL in 1975 with the Oakland Raiders. Over the course of his 10 year career he played for the Oakland Raiders 1975-1979 winning two Super Bowl rings. He also played for the Buffalo Bills in 1980, the Baltimore Colts from 1981-1982 and the Los Angeles Raiders from 1983-1984.In 1988, Humm was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and lost the use of his legs in 1997. Despite this setback, he has continued as a color commentator for the Oakland Raiders, broadcasting from a studio set up in his home.
Jeff Nixon Sports Report
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Do you want the TRUTH? Can you handle the TRUTH? It’s time to put on your thinking cap and get the answers to all your questions about the NFL. The Jeff Nixon Sports Report will provide analysis of the Buffalo Bill’s games with in depth discussions with current players, retired players and fans regarding what the Buffalo Bills need to do to get back to the Superbowl…and this time win it! Jeff will examine other NFL teams and games. The show will focus on current events that affect both active and retired players including the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the NFL Disability and Pension Plans, active player conduct on and off the field, the use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs and other issues that affect active players, retired players and the NFL in general. The show will also highlight the positive things that both active and retired players are doing in their communities.
Jeff Nixon graduated from the University of Richmond where he holds the career record for 23 interceptions at Richmond. He is a three-time All-America selection and was named First Team by five different organizations following his senior year. In 1989, Jeff was inducted into the University of Richmond Hall of Fame.
Jeff was a fourth round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1979. He led the team with six interceptions his rookie season and was named to several all-rookie teams. In 1980 Jeff started the season in dramatic fashion by intercepting three passes against the Miami Dolphins which helped the Bills win the game and end the longest head-to-head team losing streak in NFL history. Jeff was Sports Illustrated's - Defensive Player of the Month in September of 1980. Jeff retired in 1985 and is now living in Buffalo, New York. He is married to recording artist Joyce Wilson-Nixon and together they have 5 children; Charles, Damien, Libran, Jena and Jeff. He is currently the Youth Service Director for the Buffalo Employment and Training Center where he provides jobs, career counseling, work readiness training and employment opportunities to low-income, underprivileged youth.
Jeff has been working on NFL retired player issues and moderates the blog "NFL Retired Players United". He also sits on the Board of Directors for two organizations that are also working on retired players issues: Fourth and Goal and the Retired Football Players Association.