Jeremy Unertl

Jeremy Dale Unertl (born September 15, 1978) is a former gridiron football safety. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2002. Unertl never played a down for the Packers after badly missing a tackle in what turned out to be his final preseason game with them. He played college football at Wisconsin–La Crosse. Unertl was also a member of the Baltimore Ravens, Las Vegas Gladiators, Columbus Destroyers, Chicago Rush, California Redwoods, Spokane Shock and Toronto Argonauts.

Jeremy Unertl
No. 37
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1978-09-15) September 15, 1978 (age 42)
Hartford, Wisconsin
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College:Wisconsin–La Crosse
Undrafted:2002
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:331
Interceptions:21
Pass breakups:55
Defensive TDs:3
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Professional careerEdit

First stint with PackersEdit

After going undrafted in the 2002 NFL Draft, Unertl was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent.

Baltimore RavensEdit

Unertl was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on August 12, but released at the end of training camp.

Second stint with PackersEdit

Unertl was re-signed by the Green Bay Packers in the 2003 offseason and was allocated to NFL Europe, where he played for the Frankfurt Galaxy. He was released by the Packers on August 29.

Las Vegas GladiatorsEdit

Unertl then signed with the Las Vegas Gladiators in 2004, but was released during the 2005 season.

Columbus DestroyersEdit

Unertl was claimed off waivers by the Columbus Destroyers in 2005. In 2006, he was traded to the Chicago Rush after week 2 for Henry Douglas.

Chicago RushEdit

Unertl immediately became the Rush's starting Defensive Specialist and had a breakout season. He helped Chicago to a three-game winning streak and was named defensive player of the game in all three games. He finished the season as the team's MVP, finishing the year as the Rush's leader in tackles, interceptions, and pass breakups.

California RedwoodsEdit

Unertl was drafted by the California Redwoods of the United Football League in the UFL Premiere Season Draft in 2009. He signed with the team on August 18.[1]

Toronto ArgonautsEdit

On April 6, 2010, Unertl signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.

Personal lifeEdit

Unertl married Kasie Cantor on May 11, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United Football League Signs 31 Players to California Redwoods' Roster". 2009-08-20. Archived from the original on 2009-08-21.

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