Currently, a free agent, Demaryius Thomas as built a reputation as an NFL star that plays in the Wide receiver position. The 32-year-old began a professional football career as a college football player at Georgia Institute of Technology on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team. Demaryius Thomas got drafted in 2010 by the Denver Broncos. So far in his career, Demaryius Thomas has made five pro bowls and won the Super Bowl 50 in 2015, and defeated Carolina Partners, 24-10.
Demaryius Thomas Biography: Age, Early Life
Demaryius Thomas was born on December 25, 1987, in Montrose Georgia. He hasn’t always had an easy life as he was raised by his two sisters Tyesha Smith and Tonecia Smith after his mother was sentenced to jail when he was young for selling drugs illegally. He started his football career in high school at the West Laurens High School in Dexter, Georgia. As an athlete, he competed in both football, basketball, and track. He was a junior footballer when he earned the name all-Heart of Georgia player. Demaryius went on to play for Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly referred to as Georgia Tech. He completed a Bachelor’s degree in Management here. Thomas has a day dedicated to him known as the “Demaryius Thomas Day” in Dublin City.
In February 2019, he was in a car crash and was arrested by the Police for reckless driving and vehicular assault.
Demaryius Thomas Career Details
In high school where his football career began, Demaryius Thomas recorded 32 receptions for 330 yards and made three touchdowns. As a senior, his stats improved to a new set record of 82 receptions for 1234 yards and ten touchdowns. At that time, Scout Media on scout.com ranked him 22nd college prospect in Georgia. Although he received scholarships from Duke University and Georgia University, he chose Georgia Tech.
In college football, he started the 2006 and 2007 season making a victory over Notre Dame in his debut and going on to make 35 receptions for 558 yards in 2007.
Thomas was awarded the First-Team All-ACC honors during his junior year at Georgia Tech and finished his college career with 120 catches, 2339 yards, and 14 touchdowns.
He was drafted in 2010 in the first round and was the first wide receiver to be selected. He signed a 5-year deal with Denver Broncos on July 31, 2010.
In his rookie year, he recorded more than eight catches in his first game and is a rookie with the second-most catches. Thomas made 22 receptions for 283 yards 2 touchdowns in his rookie year.
The next season, things slowed down for Demaryius Thomas as he tore his Achilles tendon and was on a long injury break, up till October 2011. He broke his leg again later in December that same year but yet finished the season with 32 reception for 551 yards and four touchdowns. He played for Devas Broncos all through to 2018 when the team traded him to Houston Texans. He made 59 receptions for 677 yards and five touchdowns. He became a free agent when Hooton Texans released him in 2019.
Throughout his career, he has had consecutive games with over 5 receptions, consecutive games with at least 100 receiving yards, and won his first super bowl in 2015.
Demaryius Thomas Net Worth
With a successful career in football with three consecutive pro bowl seasons, Demaryius was estimated by Forbes in 2016 to be worth $23.4 million.
Demaryius Thomas Dating History
Although Thomas Demaryius is assumed to be straight, there has been no current news on Demaryius Thomas dating life online and he is assumed to be a single man.
Demaryius Thomas Marriage Details
Thomas has no wife.
Demaryius Thomas Parents
Demaryius Thomas was born to Bobby Thomas, his father, and Katina Smith, his mother in Montrose. He was raised by his two sisters because his mother and grandmother were arrested for drug possession. In 2016, President Obama commuted the sentence of both his mother and grandmother.
Demaryius Thomas Children
There have been no controversies or any lawsuit around Demaryius Thomas as a football player with kids. The player keeps his personal life to himself and is reported to have no kids.
Demaryius Thomas Body Measurements
Demaryius Thomas is 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 102 kg.
Demaryius Thomas Car And House
There is no information on the brand of car or the house where Demaryius Thomas lives.