News that former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL), Damarcus Thomas died unexpectedly at the age of 33 has filtered the social media with thousands of tributes from friends and loved ones. According to reports from sources, Damarcus Thomas died on December 3, 2021. His cause of death or what led to his sudden demise has not been made known to the public but information gathered so far says the young star was found dead at his home and police indicated Thomas’ death might have resulted from a medical issue..
Atlanta Falcons producer, Miles Garrett confirmed the news of Damarcus Thomas in a series of tweets he made via his Twitter page.
The tweets read below:-
I just emailed Demaryius Thomas position coach while he was at West Laurens High School – Jeff Clayton.
He tells me that the rumours are true. The former Georgia Tech and Broncos receiver have passed away at the age of 33.
Who Was Demaryius Antwon Thomas? Few Things You Need To Know About Him?
Not much is known about the young star but according to his brief profile on Wikipedia, Demaryius was a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 10 seasons, primarily with the Denver Broncos.
He played college football at Georgia Tech and was drafted by the Broncos in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. With Denver, Thomas made five consecutive 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.
Thomas played in 10 seasons overall with the Broncos, Houston Texans and Jets and finished with 724 catches for 9,763 yards and 63 touchdowns.
“D.T. was the complete package as a wide receiver, growing into one of the very best at his position,” Broncos president of football operations John Elway said in June after Thomas retired. “The combination of his size, speed, strength and athleticism was unmatched. Demaryius’ remarkable consistency and production were instrumental in our offense setting historic records and our team winning a lot of games, including two AFC Championships and Super Bowl 50.”