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 five seasons has been a special teams standout, while contributing on defense. The North Dakota State product has appeared in 78 career games with 14 starts, tallying 122 tackles (84 solo), 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble, three passes defensed and 66 special teams stops. Humber comes off a season where he was voted by his teammates as a special teams captain and saw extensive action on both defense and coverage units, appearing in 15 games with six starts and posting a career-high with 51 stops, (42 solo), one sack and one pass defensed, while adding 13 special teams 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 five seasons has been a special teams standout, while contributing on defense. The North Dakota State product has appeared in 78 career games with 14 starts, tallying 122 tackles (84 solo), 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble, three passes defensed and 66 special teams stops. Humber comes off a season where he was voted by his teammates as a special teams captain and saw extensive action on both defense and coverage units, appearing in 15 games with six starts and posting a career-high with 51 stops, (42 solo), one sack and one pass defensed, while adding 13 special teams stops.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Re-signed to a two-year contract by New Orleans Saints, 3/12/15; Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with New Orleans, 3/14/14; Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with New Orleans, 3/18/13; Re-signed by New Orleans, 8/6/12; Re-signed by New Orleans, 9/28/11; Waived by New Orleans, 9/5/11; Signed by New Orleans, 12/1/10; Waived from Injured Reserve by Indianapolis, 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.
2014 – Competed in 15 games (six starts) and totaled a career-high 51 tackles (42 solo), one sack, one pass defensed and 13 special teams stops…Minnesota native made his first start of season at ILB vs. Vikings, Sept. 21 and finished the game with five tackles (two solo) and a pass defensed…Started for second consecutive week in place of David Hawthorne at Dallas, Sept. 28 and finished with six tackles (five solo)…Recorded a solo stop and a special teams tackle in win vs. Tampa Bay, Oct. 5…In loss vs. San Francisco, Nov. 9, started and finished with 12 tackles, sacked Colin Kaepernick and added one special teams stop…Posted one solo stop on defense in addition to contributing a season-high three tackles on coverage units at Pittsburgh, Nov. 20…Started and tied for a lead among linebackers with seven stops (six solo) and added a special teams tackle at Chicago, Dec. 15…Recorded seven defensive tackles (five solo) and tied a career-high with four special teams stops in season finale at Tampa Bay, Dec. 28. 2013 – Appeared in all 16 regular season games with three starts and registered 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 a special teams tackle…Saw action on both defense and special teams in opener vs. Atlanta, Sept. 8, recording a pass defensed 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, Oct. 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 the club with 14 coverage stops, his most in Black and Gold…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 conclusion of the preseason, Humber returned to the Saints in late September and played in 13 games with three starts and recorded 24 tackles, one sack, one pass defense and eight special teams stops…Played in both postseason contests and registered one 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 one special teams stop…Finished with four tackles (three solo) and his first career pass defensed and sack in addition to 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 being put on injured reserve (hand). After being waived, signed with the Saints and appeared in three regular season games, making three special teams tackles…Made two coverage stops 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.
Raw video of Ramon Humber sacking San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick in overtime on Sunday, November 9, 2014. Video by Alex Restrepo (New Orleans Saints video)
New Orleans Saints linebacker Ramon Humber lead the crowd in the pregame Who Dat chant. (Video by Justin Stout)
New Orleans Saints linebacker Ramon Humber spoke with reporters Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 following the team's 20-9 win over the Vikings.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Ramon Humber met with the media Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 and talked about the team's defense stepping up this week.