The NFL community took on a somber tone on Thursday night after it was announced that former star receiver Demaryius Thomas has passed away.
He was just 33-years-old.
BREAKING: Former Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has passed away at age 33.
— NFL Memes (@NFL_Memes) December 10, 2021
Shortly after the news was announced, social media erupted with thoughts and prayers from Demaryius Thomas’s former teammates, media members, and fans from all over.
I just emailed Demaryius Thomas position coach while he was at West Laurens High School – Jeff Clayton.
He tells me that the rumors are true. The former Georgia Tech and Broncos receiver has passed away at the age of 33. pic.twitter.com/WnmVfm1ln2
— Miles Garrett (@MilesGarrettTV) December 10, 2021
RIP Demaryius Thomas. This was such a great moment.
— SideAction (@SideActionHQ) December 10, 2021
I hope the rumors are false, but if they aren’t rest in piece to Demaryius Thomas. Football wont forget you DT. pic.twitter.com/g3H9rh0uCi
— Jo (@LukaSavedMe) December 10, 2021
That post about Demaryius Thomas is incredibly tacky. People always want to be the first to break something.. We don’t even know if its true or if his family has been notified first..
— OG Yosh (@iAYoshie) December 10, 2021
Just got confirmation as well.
Demaryius Thomas has passed.
One of the kindest humans I've ever met. EVER.
— Vic Lombardi (@VicLombardi) December 10, 2021
Ik we’re an NBA Page but awful news in sports, Rest In Peace Demaryius Thomas 🙏 gone way too soon. pic.twitter.com/FzVKSED7FD
— Old NBA Tweets (@oldnbatweetz) December 10, 2021
I don’t know what to say right now. Absolutely heartbreaking news about Demaryius Thomas passing away. Dude was an absolute legend
— ThatsGoodSports (@BrandonPerna) December 10, 2021
Demaryius Thomas was the 22nd pick in the 2010 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.
He was an integral part of the team’s 2015 Super Bowl Championship – with many great moments throughout his short NFL career.
In nine seasons, Thomas racked up 9,763 receiving yards and 63 receiving touchdowns.
So far, it’s unknown what caused the passing. RIP to Demaryius Thomas.
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