After starting his career with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and facing the Saints in Super Bowl XLIV, Humber came to New Orleans towards the end of the 2010 season and for the past four seasons has been a special teams standout, while contributing on defense. The North Dakota State product has appeared in 63 career games with eight starts, tallying 71 tackles (42 solo), 1.5 sacks, a forced fumble and 52 special teams stops. Humber comes off a season where he saw extensive action on both defense and special teams, tying a career-high with 24 stops, (17 solo), 0.5 sack and one pass defense, while adding nine coverage stops.
NFL CAREER – After starting his career with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and facing the Saints in Super Bowl XLIV, Humber came to New Orleans towards the end of the 2010 season and for the past four seasons has been a special teams standout, while contributing on defense. The North Dakota State product has appeared in 63 career games with eight starts, tallying 71 tackles (42 solo), 1.5 sacks, a forced fumble and 52 special teams stops. Humber comes off a season where he saw extensive action on both defense and special teams, tying a career-high with 24 stops, (17 solo), 0.5 sack and one pass defense, while adding nine coverage stops.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Agreed to terms with New Orleans on a one-year contract, 3/18/13; Re-signed, 8/6/12; Re-signed, 9/28/11; Waived, 9/5/11; Signed by Saints, 12/1/10; Waived from Injured Reserve by the Indianapolis Colts, 11/19/10; Placed on Injured Reserve by Indianapolis, 9/27/10; Waived/injured by Indianapolis, 9/25/10; Signed by Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent, 4/30/09.
2013 – Appeared in all 16 regular season games with three starts and tied a career-high with 24 tackles (17 solo), 0.5 sack, one pass defense and nine special teams stops. Appeared in both postseason games with one start and made seven stops (five solo) and one special teams tackle…Saw action on both defense and special teams in opener vs. Atlanta, Sept. 8, recording a pass defense and coverage stop…Played on defense and special teams at Chicago, Oct. 6, making two stops and two special teams tackles…Posted two stops and also played on special teams vs. Buffalo, Oc. 27…Started at ILB and recorded five tackles (four solo) vs. San Francisco, Nov. 17…Recorded two solo tackles on defense and two special teams stops (one solo) at Seattle, Dec. 2…Posted one special teams stop and recovered an onside kick at St. Louis, Dec. 15...Recovered an onside kick for the second consecutive week at Carolina, Dec. 22…Added a defensive tackle and saw action on special teams vs. Tampa Bay, Dec. 29…Opened at OLB, his first career postseason start, in NFC Divisional Playoff at Seattle, 1/11/14, and also saw action on special teams, recording a postseason career-high seven tackles (five solo). 2012 – After re-signing with the Saints in training camp, appeared in 13 games, primarily on special teams, and finished tied for second on club with 14 coverage stops, his most in a Black and Gold uniform…Led special teams units with a career-high four stops vs. San Diego, Oct. 7…Registered two special teams stops at Tampa Bay, Oct. 21…Made two special teams tackles at Denver, Oct. 28…Made one special teams tackle at Dallas, Dec. 23. 2011 – After being waived at the preseason’s conclusion, returned to the Saints in late September and appeared in 13 games with three starts and recorded 24 tackles, a sack, a pass defense and eight special teams stops…Appeared in both postseason contests and registered a special teams tackle in NFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Detroit, 1/7/14…Started vs. N.Y. Giants, Nov. 28 and contributed four tackles (three solo) and a special teams stop…Finished with four tackles (three solo) and his first career pass defense and sack, tying a career-high with three special teams stops vs. Detroit, Dec. 4…Started vs. Atlanta, Dec. 26, and had a season-high six tackles (three solo)…Made a team-high seven tackles (three solo) vs. Carolina, 1/1/12. 2010 – Played in first two games of season with Indianapolis, making one defensive tackle and two special teams stops before a hand injury put him on injured reserve. After being waived, signed with the Saints and appeared in three regular season games, making three special teams tackles…Made two stops on coverage in one playoff game. 2009 – Played in 16 games as rookie for Colts, starting the last two games at WLB, and posted 22 tackles and a forced fumble while adding a team-high 17 special teams stops...Recorded three tackles and two special teams stops at St. Louis, Oct. 25...Forced a fumble on defense and registered a season-high three special teams tackles vs. San Francisco, Nov. 1...Made first career start vs. N.Y. Jets, Dec. 27, and contributed career-best 10 tackles...Finished with eight defensive tackles and two special teams stops at Buffalo, Jan. 3...Had a special teams tackle vs. Baltimore in AFC Divisional playoff, 1/16/10...Posted two special teams tackles in win over Jets in AFC Championship, 1/24/10...Saw action on special teams against New Orleans in Super Bowl XLIV.
COLLEGE – Four-year letterman at North Dakota State, starting 32 of the 43 games he played in and finished with 249 tackles...Led Bison with 93 tackles (57 solo) as a senior in 2008...Second on the team with 72 tackles as a junior, earning All-Great West Conference first-team honors...Tied for team-lead with 67 tackles in first year as starter as a sophomore...Made 17 tackles as freshman…Majored in physical education.PERSONAL –Attended Champlin Park (Minn.) HS, where he was a first-team all-state LB as a senior...Born August 10, 1987 in Brooklyn Park, Minn.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Ramon Humber stops Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden on fourth down.