Mike Humpal
Personal information
Born: (1985-02-17) February 17, 1985 (age 38)
New Hampton, Iowa, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:New Hampton (IA)
NFL draft:2008 / Round: 6 / Pick: 188
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Michael Humpal (born February 17, 1985) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL) in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft.[1] He was part of the Steelers' victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII. He played college football at Iowa. As a second career after football, he graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic and currently practices as Michael J Humpal, DC in North Liberty, IA at Humpal Chiropractic.[2]

Personal life

He was born in New Hampton, Iowa to Reggie and Nancy Humpal. He attended New Hampton High School, where he was an Elite-Team All-State player in football, 2-time state wrestling champion and 2-time state runner-up 110 meter high hurdler and 5th place state discus thrower in track and field.[3]

College career

He recorded 49 tackles in 2006 as a junior, and had a breakout senior season (2007) recording 123 tackles, 5.5 tackles for a loss, and 3 interceptions.

Professional career

Humpal was injured when the Steelers cut him, and no teams signed him, he was once again picked up by the Steelers and placed on Injured reserve.[4] He played college football at Iowa.

On February 26, 2009, Humpal was released by the Steelers.


  1. ^ "2008 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2023-05-12.
  2. ^ (October 2017) Humpal Chiropractic, LLC
  3. ^ Sullivan, Jim (November 7, 2002). "Oelwein's high-flying offense downs No. 7 New Hampton". Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Retrieved September 8, 2014.
  4. ^ Bouchette, Ed (2008-09-07). "Humpal is back". Ed Bouchette on the Steelers: Team likely to rue offseason. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2008-09-07.