Dover High School graduate, longtime Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn retires

John Kuhn
  • Dover graduate John Kuhn has retired from the NFL.
  • Kuhn played 10 seasons in the NFL, nine of which came in a Green Bay uniform.
  • He was a member of the 2010 Super Bowl champion team.

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Former Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn has announced his retirement.

Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst made the announcement Wednesday.

Kuhn was a four-sport athlete at Dover High School and played college football at Shippensburg University.

Kuhn played nine seasons with the Packers (2007-15) and won the Super Bowl in the 2010 season. Kuhn was a part of Packers teams that won five division titles, finished with at least 10 wins in a season seven times and made the playoffs eight times. He was a first-team All-Pro in 2014, second-team All-Pro in 2011, and was selected to the Pro Bowl three times (2011, 2014-15).

During his nine seasons with Green Bay, he played in 139 regular-season games with 32 starts as well as 15 postseason games with five starts.

“John was a terrific football player and tremendous teammate who contributed to many years of success for the Packers,” Gutekunst said in a statement.

Kuhn finished his career playing two seasons with the New Orleans Saints in 2016-17. He sat out 2018.