Gary Stills (born July 11, 1974) is a former American football linebacker who played nine seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for West Virginia University. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft, and also played for the Baltimore Ravens, St. Louis Rams and Las Vegas Locomotives. He has two sons, Dante and Darius, who are currently attending West Virginia University and are members of the West Virginia Mountaineers football team.
Stills while with the Baltimore Ravens in 2007.
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|Born:||July 11, 1974|
Trenton, New Jersey
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school:||Valley Forge (PA) Military|
|NFL Draft:||1999 / Round: 3 / Pick: 75|
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Stills best season was in 1997. As a junior, Stills finished the year with 12 sacks. In the season opener against Marshall, Stills had a school-record 4 sacks. He finished the year with 67 total tackles while earning all-Big East honors.
Kansas City ChiefsEdit
Stills was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round (75th overall) in the 1999 NFL Draft. In his rookie year, Stills only played in two games and was inactive for the other 14. In 2000, he played 11 games on special teams and finished the year with ten tackles. The following year, he posted 15 tackles and also had a period in NFL Europe, playing for the Frankfurt Galaxy. In 2002, he played in all 16 games and finished the campaign with a career high 44 tackles and two sacks. 2003 was another solid year for Stills who recorded 38 tackles and a career high three sacks. He was selected to his first Pro Bowl. In 2004, he played in 16 games making 30 tackles and 2.5 sacks. In his final year with the Chiefs, Stills recorded 19 tackles. He was known for his tremendous special teams play, and his famous celebration in which he "punches the ground" after he would tackle a returner. However, the Chiefs later released Stills. 
Stills signed with the Baltimore Ravens before the 2006 season. In his first year with the franchise, he played in 16 games and recorded a team record 44 special teams tackles. In 2007, he again played in 16 games and finished the season with 15 tackles and one sack. He was released from the Ravens on August 30, 2008 during final cuts.
St. Louis RamsEdit
Las Vegas LocomotivesEdit
Stills was drafted by the Las Vegas Locomotives on June 18, 2009.
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