Jeremy Geathers

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Jeremy Geathers
No. 6
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-06-19)June 19, 1986
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date of death: February 11, 2017(2017-02-11) (aged 30)
Place of death: Las Vegas, Nevada
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 256 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Andrews (SC)
College: UNLV
Undrafted: 2008
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Tackles: 72.5
Sacks: 18.0
Forced Fumbles: 5
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Jeremy James Geathers (June 19, 1986 – February 11, 2017) was an American football player. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Nevada-Las Vegas.

Early life[edit]

Geathers attended Andrews High School in Andrews, South Carolina.

College career[edit]

After his high school graduation, Geathers attended Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas. While at Butler, Geathers was a member of the Grizzlies football team.

Geathers spent two seasons playing for the UNLV Rebels before forgoing his final season of eligibility to enter the 2008 NFL Draft.

Professional career[edit]

Return to the Shock[edit]

Geathers returned to the Shock in 2013 and 2014.[1]

Orlando Predators[edit]

On October 27, 2014, Geathers was assigned to the Orlando Predators.[2]

Death[edit]

Geathers was killed as he tried to cross a street and was struck by a limousine February 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. Geathers was reportedly not at an intersection or marked crosswalk when the incident occurred.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geathers Returns to Spokane for 2014". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. October 3, 2013. Retrieved October 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Predators Add Standout Pass Rusher Jeremy Geathers". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. October 27, 2014. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ Ruiz, Stephen (February 12, 2017). "Former Orlando Predator Jeremy Geathers dies after limo strikes him in Las Vegas". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 

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