2013 - 2014 LEGISLATURE
February 15, 2013 - Introduced by Representatives Nygren, Klenke, Jacque, Bies,
Weininger, Genrich, Barnes, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bernier, Bewley,
Brooks, Czaja, Danou, Endsley, Hebl, Hintz, Honadel, Hulsey, Hutton,
Jagler, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kestell, Kleefisch, Knodl,
Kolste, Krug, T. Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Mason, Milroy, Murphy,
Murtha, Ohnstad, A. Ott, J. Ott, Pasch, Petryk, Riemer, Ringhand, Ripp,
Schraa, Shankland, Smith, Spiros, Steineke, Stone, Strachota, Thiesfeldt,
Tittl, Tranel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Williams, Young, Zamarripa,
Zepnick and Pope, cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Lasee, Cowles,
Carpenter, Darling, Ellis, Farrow, Gudex, Harris, Kedzie, C. Larson, Lassa,
Lazich, Lehman, Moulton, Petrowski, Schultz, Shilling, Taylor, Vukmir,
Olsen, Risser and T. Cullen. Referred to Committee on Rules.
AJR8,1,1 1Relating to: honoring Donald Driver.
AJR8,1,42 Whereas, Donald Driver overcame countless obstacles throughout his
3childhood to become one of the most durable and consistently productive receivers
4in the National Football League; and
AJR8,1,85 Whereas, during his 14-year career, Donald was named to four Pro Bowl teams
6and will retire as the Packers' all-time leader in receptions (743) and receiving yards
7(10,137), is third in franchise history with 61 receiving touchdowns, and had seven
81,000-yard seasons, also a Packers record for a receiver; and
AJR8,1,119 Whereas, Donald was chosen with the 213th pick in the seventh round of the
101999 NFL draft out of Alcorn State University in Mississippi, where he lettered in
11both football and track and field; and
AJR8,2,212 Whereas, Donald has been very active off the field throughout his career,
13making over 300 charitable appearances since his rookie season in 1999, and in the
14spring of 2001, Donald and his wife Betina created the Donald Driver Foundation,

1which strives to end homelessness through education and donates to a variety of local
2charities in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Houston, Texas; and
AJR8,2,63 Whereas, in 2001, Donald was awarded the Community Service Award by the
4Green Bay Chamber of Commerce in recognition of his outstanding community
5involvement, and in 2005 he was awarded the Ed Block Courage award by his Green
6Bay teammates; and
AJR8,2,97 Whereas, Donald is also the author of three children's books, based on Donald's
8bedtime storytelling to his three children, that are sold statewide in Wisconsin with
9a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Donald Driver Foundation; and
AJR8,2,1210 Whereas, Donald has been a co-host of the show "Inside the Huddle with
11Donald Driver" since 2004, and in May 2012, he won the fourteenth season of ABC's
12"Dancing with the Stars"; and
AJR8,2,1513 Whereas, Donald is one of the classiest individuals to ever put on an NFL
14uniform and his tremendous work ethic, selflessness, and dedication to Packer
15Nation will never be forgotten; now, therefore, be it
AJR8,2,18 16Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the legislature of
17the state of Wisconsin recognizes and salutes Donald Driver on his remarkable
18career with the Green Bay Packers; and, be it further
AJR8,2,20 19Resolved, That the assembly chief clerk shall provide copies of this joint
20resolution to Donald Driver.
AJR8,2,2121 (End)