Demaryius Thomas is dead and Obituary – cause of death former American football wide receiver.
Demaryius Antwon Thomas (born December 25, 1987) is a former American football wide receiver who has played for the National Football League (NFL) for 10 seasons, mainly for the Denver Broncos.
He played college football at Georgia Institute of Technology and was selected by the Broncos in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
In Denver, Thomas won the Pro Bowl five times in a row and won the 50th Super Bowl against the Carolina Panthers. He has also played for the Houston Texans, New England Patriots and New York Jets.
Thomas attended West Lawrence High School in Dexter, Georgia, where he was a star in the triathlons of basketball, football and track and field.
How did Demaryius Thomas die?
He served as a wide receiver for the Raiders football team under the guidance of the then head coach John Kenny. As a junior in 2004, he recorded 32 catches for 330 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Demaryius Thomas Cause of Death
Based on preliminary information, his death stemmed from a medical issue, Officer Tim Lupo of the Roswell Police Department said in an email to CNN.
Thomas was named the best player in Georgia. As a senior, he recorded 82 catches, 1,234 yards and 10 touchdowns. After the game, he participated in the North and South All-Star Game. Thomas was once again selected as the All-Region and All-Heart of Georgia.
The Atlanta Constitution Magazine named him the AA statewide first-team team and PrepStar as the All-Region team. Scout.com ranked him the 22nd ranked college prospect in Georgia, and Rivals.com ranked him the 34th ranked prospect. He received scholarships from Duke University, Georgia and Georgia Institute of Technology.