|Jeremiah Trotter Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||January 20, 1977|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Jeremiah Trotter is an American former professional football player who had represented the Philadelphia Eagles (1998-2001, 2004-2006, 2009), the Washington Redskins (2002-2003), and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2007), as a linebacker, in the NFL (National Football League – an American football league regarded as the highest professional level of the sport in the world). He had been picked 72nd overall in the 3rd round of the 1998 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. During his NFL career, Jeremiah was included in the ‘Pro Bowl’ (NFL‘s annual ‘All-Star Game’) 4 times (2000, 2001, 2004, 2005). He was also included in the ‘First-Team All-Pro‘ in 2000. All-Pro is an honor bestowed upon professional American football players, usually exclusively limited to the major leagues, that designates the best player at each position during a given season. Jeremiah was inducted into the ‘Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame’ in November 2016.
Hooks, Bowie County, Texas, United States
New Jersey, United States
Jeremiah had attended the Hooks High School, a public school located in Hooks, a city in Bowie County, Texas.
After his high school graduation, he joined the Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA), a public university in Nacogdoches, a city in East Texas, a broadly defined cultural and geographical region in the state of Texas. There, he represented the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football team.
Professional American Football Player (Retired)
- 54 – Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins
- 50 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
119 kg or 262.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jeremiah has dated –
- Tammi Johnson – Through his long-term past marriage to Tammi Johnson, Jeremiah has 3 children – a daughter named TreMil Trotter, and 2 sons named Jeremiah Trotter, Jr. (b. December 2002) and Josiah Trotter. Both the boys, just like their father, are American football linebackers. Tammi and Jeremiah were together until her death, due to cancer, on February 28, 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Close-cropped hair
- Sports a thick beard
- Cheerful smile
Jeremiah Trotter Facts
- Jeremiah, during his high school days, was a letterman (a high school or college student who has met a specified level of participation/performance) in American football. He was a 3-time all-district honoree and was named the district ‘MVP’ (Most Valuable Player) in his high school senior year.
- During his time at the Stephen F. Austin State University, he was a ‘Consensus All-SLC‘ selection in 1997. The Southland Conference (SLC) is a collegiate athletic conference that operates in the South Central United States. It participates in the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Football Championship Subdivision (the second-highest level of college football in the United States).
- Jeremiah was also a ‘Consensus All-American‘ selection in 1997. Such honors are given annually to the best college football players in the United States at their respective positions.
- For 3 seasons in a row (1999-2001) in the NFL, he led the Philadelphia Eagles in tackles. In his first 4 seasons (1998-2001) with the team, he recorded 361 tackles, 9 sacks, 5 interceptions, and 4 forced fumbles.
- In 2000, Jeremiah opened a salon called T&I Unisex Salon in Willingboro Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.
- In the 2001 NFL season, the Philadelphia Eagles reached the NFC (National Football Conference) Championship Game for the first time since 1980 but lost to the St. Louis Rams. The NFC is one of the two conferences of the NFL – the other being the AFC (American Football Conference).
- The NFC Championship Game and the AFC Championship Game constitute the 3rd stage of the NFL’s playoff (postseason) phase. The winners of these 2 matches then compete for the ‘Super Bowl’, the NFL‘s annual championship game.
- In 2003, Jeremiah opened a car wash business called Trott’s Spot Car Wash in Cherry Hill, a township within Camden County, New Jersey.
- In the first season (2004) of his second stint (2004-2006) with the Philadelphia Eagles, he reached the ‘Super Bowl’ for the first time in his career. It was also the team’s first appearance in the ‘Super Bowl’ since 1980. Unfortunately, they lost to the defending champion New England Patriots by a narrow margin (24-21).
- Jeremiah acted in an independent film titled The North Star in 2013.
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