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Green Bay Packer Hall of Famer, Antonio Freeman
Antonio Freeman was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1995 NFL Draft. In his rookie season he returned a punt 76 yards for a touchdown during a playoff win over Atlanta. He went on to lead the Packers in receiving in four seasons from 1996–1999, and led the NFL in receiving in 1998.
In his ten NFL seasons, Freeman caught 477 passes for 7,251 yards, gained 1,007 yards returning kickoffs and punts, and scored 61 touchdowns. His teams made the playoffs in seven of his NFL seasons. He appeared in four NFC Championship Games and two Super Bowls. He ranks sixth all-time on the Green Bay Packers receivers list with 6,651 yards on 431 catches. Antonio Freeman had three 1,000 yard receiving seasons in his career, 1997-1999. Nicknamed "Free", in 2006 Freeman won a Pop Warner Award for his work with youth. He played in the Pro Bowl in 1999 and participated in the NFL Alumni skills competition at the February 2007 Pro Bowl.
On July 18, 2009, Antonio Freeman was inducted into the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame. In 2012, he was inducted in to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. Freeman is dedicated to his foundation ‘B’More Free Programs’ which aims to educate and empower under privileged children and families and provide resources for them to be successful in life. The foundation was founded in Freeman’s hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, however, it is Antonio’s personal goal to share this program with children throughout Wisconsin. Antonio is a Board Member on Wisconsin’s own “Buckets for Hunger” and volunteers with Maryland’s Hunger Solutions. He is a representative for GO PINK, a breast cancer awareness nonprofit organization based in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Free also hosts the Tellurian Celebrity Golf Tournament in Wisconsin Dells, WI which raises funds to help those in need of drug and alcohol recovery. Antonio Freeman currently serves on the NFL’s Player Safety Advisory Panel and Leadership Board and is involved with mentoring NFL Rookie’s through the NFL Rookie Symposium.