Bucs WR Adam Humphries Gives DeSean Jackson No. 11 After Donation to Charity

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistMarch 12, 2017
Tampa Bay Buccaneers @Buccaneers

DeSean Jackson will wear #11! Chris Baker... #90! https://t.co/imBUVyyqls

After signing a three-year, $35 million deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week, veteran wide receiver DeSean Jackson had some business to take care off. He wanted his No. 11.

Fellow receiver Adam Humphries wore the number in his first two seasons with Tampa, but he agreed to give it to D-Jax on one condition, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times.


TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 01: Adam Humphries #11 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers runs with the ball after a reception against the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium on January 1, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Panthers 17-16. (Photo by
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Not for himself, though. Humphries gave up the number after "Jackson pledged to make a donation to a children's charity in Tampa," his new home. Per Auman, Humphries plans to make a similar donation in his hometown, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

"For him to be a new member of the Tampa Bay area, it's good for him to get involved like that," Humphries said. "The money wasn't really that big a deal, so we wanted to help out. It's just something good to come out of a little fun between two teammates."

Props to both receivers. Everybody wins.

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