Brad St. Louis
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|Date of birth:||August 19, 1976|
|Place of birth:||Belton, Missouri|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||243 lb (110 kg)|
|College:||Southwest Missouri State|
|NFL Draft:||2000 / Round: 7 / Pick: 210|
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Brad Allen St. Louis (born August 19, 1976) is a former American football long snapper. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventh round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southwest Missouri State.
St. Louis attended Belton High School in Belton, Missouri. St.Louis lettered in football, wrestling, tennis, and track. In football, as a tight end, he caught 42 passes for 508 yards(12.10 yards per rec. avg.) over two years, and was named his team's Lineman of the Year as a junior. In wrestling, he was the Missouri State Champion as a senior. Brad St.Louis graduated from Belton High School in 1995.
St. Louis attended Southwest Missouri State University where he earned a degree in dietetics. St.Louis was Inducted into Missouri State's Athletic Hall of Fame February 5, 2011 St. Louis graduated as the top tight end receiver in Bears' football history as a four-year letterman and three-year starter from 1996 to 1999. He closed his playing career with 93 catches for 1,074 yards and seven touchdowns, becoming the first Bears' tight end to reach the 1,000-yard receiving mark. Playing for the Bears of coach Del Miller for three seasons and coach Randy Ball for one year, St. Louis earned Football Gazette Football Championship Subdivision All-America honors in 1999 to go with three Missouri Valley Football Conference all-league first team selections for his receiving and blocking skills. He was the first Bear gridder to play in two postseason all-star games, competing in East-West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl after his final MSU season.
St. Louis was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventh round (210th overall) in the 2000 NFL Draft. St.Louis was the first long snapper drafted in team history. Besides being the starting long snapper St.Louis saw action on the kickoff return and punt return teams during his first three seasons with the team. St.Louis also saw limited action at Tight End during his first three seasons. St.Louis spent 10 seasons with the Bengals before being cut by the team in October 2009.