Gov. Walker Declares "Donald Driver Day"

By KBJR News 1

Gov. Walker Declares "Donald Driver Day"

February 6, 2013 Updated Feb 6, 2013 at 4:52 PM CDT

Green Bay, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has declared Wednesday to be "Donald Driver Day" in the state, paying homage to the retiring Green Bay Packers wide receiver.

"Beyond his performances, Donald goes above and beyond to give back to the community and to be a positive role model for our youth," Governor Walker said. "Today, Wisconsin will join together to celebrate all of the Donald Driver's contributions to our state, both on and off the field."

Driver officially announced his retirement from professional football on Wednesday, that after playing his entire 14-year career with Green Bay.

He has played in 205 regular season games for the Packers, that being the second-most in franchise history. He retires having caught 743 passes for 10,137 yards and 61 touchdowns.

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