Montae Reagor

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Montae Reagor
No. 99, 90, 94
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-06-29) June 29, 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth: Waxahachie, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
High school: Waxahachie High School
College: Texas Tech
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 58
Debuted in 1999 for the Denver Broncos
Last played in 2007 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

William Montae Reagor (/mɒnˈt ˈrɡər/; born June 29, 1977) is a former American college and professional football player who was a defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons. He played college football for Texas Tech University, and he was recognized as an All-American. he was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1999 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Broncos, Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL. Reagor is currently a coaching intern for the Eagles.

Early years[edit]

Reagor was born in Waxahachie, Texas. He attended Waxahachie High School, and was a standout high school football player for the Waxahachie Indians.

College career[edit]

Reagor attended Texas Tech University, and was a four-year starter for the Texas Tech Red Raiders football team. He started in 41 of 44 career games, and holds the Red Raiders' team record with 24.5 sacks and 47 tackles for loss. As a senior in 1998, he had 96 tackles, seven sacks and 19 tackles for losses, which earned him consensus first-team All-America and first-team All-Big 12 first-team honors.

Professional career[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Reagor was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He spent four seasons with the Broncos, from 1999 to 2002.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Reagor signed with the Indianapolis Colts in 2003, and continued to play there until the 2006 season.

Automobile accident[edit]

On October 22, 2006, Reagor was involved in an automobile accident on his way to that Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. Reagor suffered a broken orbital bone and received 35 stitches in the back of his head. Reagor was later placed on the injured reserve list by the Colts and missed the duration of the season. Reagor still has severe facial damage. After the Colts won Super Bowl XLI, the team terminated his contract on March 1, 2007, due to the severity of his injury.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On March 20, 2007 he signed a deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. His signing allowed the Eagles to trade defensive tackle Darwin Walker and a conditional draft pick in 2008 to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Takeo Spikes and quarterback Kelly Holcomb. Reagor was expected to help Philadelphia's revamped Defensive line. Due to his successful play and return from his severe injuries, Reagor was named as the Philadelphia Eagles recipient for the 2007 Ed Block Courage Award. He was released in the 2008 offseason.

Coaching career[edit]

Reagor became a coaching intern for the Eagles during training camp in 2011.[1]

He is currently a teacher and assistant football coach in Palmer ISD in Palmer, Texas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mosher, Geoff (August 1, 2011). "Geoff Mosher's Twitter account". Twitter. Retrieved 2011-08-01. "Former #Eagles DT Montae Reagor is in camp as a coaching intern."