Levar Fisher

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Levar Fisher
No. 52
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-07-02) July 2, 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth: Morehead City, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 239 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Beaufort (NC) East Carteret
College: North Carolina State
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • ACC's Defensive Player of the Year (2000)
  • 1st team All-ACC (2001, 2002)
  • SI First team All-American (2001)
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 23
Games started: 15
Tackles: 68
Sacks: 1.0
Fumble recoveries: 2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Levar Depree Fisher (born July 2, 1979) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was with the Arizona Cardinals (2002–2004) and in the off-season of 2005 the New Orleans Saints. He played college football at North Carolina State University.

High school career[edit]

Fisher attended East Carteret High School in Beaufort, North Carolina, where he was a three-year letterman in football. As a senior, he rushed for 1043 yards on offense, and on defense, made 147 tackles (14 for losses).

College career[edit]

A four-year starter for the Wolfpack, Fisher was the ACC's Defensive Player of the Year in 2000 and a 1st team All-ACC selection in 2000 and 2001. Fisher finished his career with 492 tackles, 12 sacks and 9 fumbles caused. In 2000, he led the nation in tackles per game with 15.1. Fisher was a 2001 Sports Illustrated First team All-American LB, alongside Rocky Calmus and E. J. Henderson.

NFL career[edit]

Drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2002 NFL Draft, Fisher's career was short lived because of knee problems. He was later signed by the New Orleans Saints but has not been in the NFL since 2005.

Motivational speaker[edit]

Fisher currently works as a motivational speaker.[1]