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Biography of Demaryius Thomas, Facts, Real Name, Age, Net-worth, Records, Death


Demaryius Thomas was an American football wide receiver. He played 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. 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.

He was born as Demaryius Antwon Thomas on the Christmas day of 1987 (December 25, 1987) in Montrose, Georgia to Bobby Thomas and Katina Smith. His parents were never married. Bobby and Smith met as teenagers and began dating, Katina became pregnant in the process and had Thomas at the age of fifteen.

Full Name: Demaryius Antwon Thomas

Date of Birth: December 25, 1987

Died: December 9, 2021 (aged 33)
Roswell, Georgia

Place Of Birth: Montrose, Georgia

Networth: $25 Million


He attended West Laurens High School, Dexter, Georgia, where he got involved in three different games (football, basketball, and track) and was very good in all but took a special interest in football and was coached by Andrew Slome.

In 2004, he was named all-region and all-Heart of Georgia player as a junior after recording thirty-two receptions for three hundred and thirty yards with 3 touchdowns.


Despite missing out in the combine drills due to a broken foot, Thomas still came second with thirty-four points on the Wonderlic test he was just behind Eric Decker, who had the highest among WR at the combine with forty-three points. He was selected 22nd overall pick in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.

During his first game with the team, he recorded 8 receptions for ninety-seven yards with one touchdown to become the 9th NFL player since 1970 to record at least 8 catches in his first game.

He also became the 2nd rookie in the history of the franchise to make such a record. His rookie season was however plagued by injuries; ranging from an ankle injury to a forearm injury and then a concussion, thus, he ended the season appearing in only ten games with twenty-two receptions for 283 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Personal Life:

Thomas was an evangelical Christian,[194] and he frequently posted about his faith on his Twitter account.

He had a tattoo of a portrait of Jesus on his left arm bearing the phrase “Jesus Saves”.

On July 15, 2016, Thomas was honored by the city council of Dublin, Georgia, which named the day Demaryius Thomas Day.


Receptions, playoff career: (53)
Receiving touchdowns in a regular season: (14 in 2013) (tied with Anthony Miller in 1995)
Receiving touchdowns in a playoff season: (3 in 2013)
Receiving touchdowns in a playoff career: (6) (tied with Rod Smith)
Games with at least 100 receiving yards, career: (33)
Most games with at least 100 receiving yards, single-season: (10 in 2014)
Most games with at least two receiving touchdowns:190 (tied with Ed McCaffrey)
Consecutive games with at least 100 receiving yards, season: (7 in 2014)
Consecutive with at least 100 receiving yards, playoffs: (2) (tied with Vance Johnson)
Consecutive games with at least five receptions: (16 in 2016)


Thomas was found dead at his home in Roswell, Georgia, on December 9, 2021, 16 days before his 34th birthday.

The cause of death was a seizure due to complications of injuries Thomas suffered in a 2019 car crash.

Police said that his death was attributed to a “medical issue”.

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