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Abner Wimberly
Date of birth: May 4, 1926 (1926-05-04) (age 83)
Place of birth: Oak Ridge, Louisiana, United States
Career information
Position(s): Defensive end
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 1948 / Round: 12 (Boston Yanks)
 As player:
Los Angeles Dons (AAFC)
Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1
Playing stats at

Abner Wimberly (born May 4, 1926 was an American football player who played three seasons for the Green Bay Packers. He played college football at Louisiana State University. He joined the LSU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1949.

He died on September 18, 1976 in Oak Ridge, Louisiana, from injuries he received in the crash of a private Piper aircraft. He and four other men from Oak Ridge were returning from Baton Rouge where they attended the 1976 LSU - Oregon State University at Corvallis football game. Upon trying to land in heavy fog around midnight, the plane crashed and four men died. There was one survivor. Prior to his death, Abner owned a successful wholesale oil products distribution company in Oak Ridge, Louisiana.


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