Demaryius Thomas

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Demaryius Thomas
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Thomas with the Denver Broncos in 2014
No. 88, 87, 18
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born:(1987-12-25)December 25, 1987
Montrose, Georgia
Died:December 9, 2021(2021-12-09) (aged 33)
Roswell, Georgia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:West Laurens (Dexter, Georgia)
College:Georgia Tech
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:724
Receiving yards:9,763
Receiving average:13.5
Receiving touchdowns:63
Player stats at NFL.com

Demaryius Antwon Thomas (December 25, 1987 – December 9, 2021) was an American football wide receiver. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons. He mainly played for the Denver Broncos.[1][2] With this team, Thomas made four Pro Bowls and won Super Bowl 50.

Thomas was found dead at his home in Roswell, Georgia, on December 9, 2021, at age 33.[3][4] He had health problems after a car crash in 2019.[5] In July 2022, his brain was examined and found it had stage 2 chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Broncos mourn passing of Demaryius Thomas". denverbroncos.com. Retrieved December 10, 2021.
  2. "Former Broncos receiver Thomas dies at age 33". ESPN.com. December 10, 2021. Retrieved December 10, 2021.
  3. "Former Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas dies at age 33". NFL.com. Retrieved December 10, 2021.
  4. Rapien, James. "Former NFL Pro Bowler Wide Receiver Demaryius Thomas Has Died". Sports Illustrated Cincinnati Bengals News, Analysis and More. Archived from the original on December 10, 2021. Retrieved December 10, 2021.
  5. Cook, Lanie Lee (December 9, 2021). "Demaryius Thomas dead at 33". KDVR.com. Fox 31 Denver KDVR. Archived from the original on December 10, 2021. Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  6. Belson, Ken (2022-07-05). "An N.F.L. Star's C.T.E. Diagnosis Offers Only Partial Insight". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-07-05.