Don Perkins
No. 23, 19, 48, 6
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born:(1917-09-18)September 18, 1917
Dodgeville, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died:September 15, 1998(1998-09-15) (aged 80)
Branson, Missouri, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school:Dodgeville (WI)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at · PFR

Donald E. Perkins (September 18, 1917 – September 15, 1998) was a professional American football player who played running back for four seasons for the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears.[1][2]

Following his retirement from the NFL, Perkins settled in Waukegan, Illinois with his wife, Doris. The two raised five kids and later relocated southern Missouri after retirement, where Doris and some of their children still live.[3]


  1. ^ "Don Perkins Stats".
  2. ^ "NFL Players | Past & Current NFL Players".
  3. ^ Oates "Dodgeville star won titles with both the Packers and Bears in the 1940s" Posted: Sunday, January 23, 2011,