Demaryius Thomas

Demaryius Antwon Thomas (December 25, 1987 – December 9, 2021) was an American professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons, primarily with the Denver Broncos. He played college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, and was drafted by the Broncos in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft.[1] With Denver, Thomas made four Pro Bowls and won Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers. He also played for the Houston Texans, New England Patriots, and New York Jets.

American football player

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Demaryius Thomas

Thomas with the Denver Broncos in 2014
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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

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Thomas attended West Laurens High School in Dexter, Georgia, where he was a three-sport star in basketball, football, and track.[2] He played wide receiver for the Raiders football team under the direction of then head coach John Kenny.[3] As a junior in 2004, he recorded 32 receptions for 330 yards and three touchdowns. Thomas was named an all-region and all-Heart of Georgia player. As a senior, he recorded 82 receptions for 1,234 yards and ten touchdowns.[4] After the game, he participated in the North-South All-Star game.[5] Thomas was again selected as an all-region and all-Heart of Georgia, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution named him to its Class AA all-state first team and PrepStar to its All-Region team. Scout.com assessed him as the 22nd-ranked college prospect in the state of Georgia, and Rivals.com rated him the 34th-ranked such prospect.[6] He received scholarship offers from Duke, Georgia, and Georgia Tech.[7]

In addition to playing football, Thomas competed in track & field at West Laurens. He earned a fourth-place finish in the triple jump event at the 2006 Georgia Olympics after clearing a personal-best mark of 13.92 meters (45-4).[8] As a sprinter, he posted a personal-best time of 10.99 seconds in the 100-meter dash and was a member of the 4 × 100 m relay squad.[9]

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