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Joshua Lee Stamer (born October 11, 1977) the son of Mary Nilles McClaren and Terry Stamer, is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2001. He played college football and college basketball at the University of South Dakota.[1]

Josh Stamer
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Personal information
Born: (1977-10-11) October 11, 1977 (age 41)
Sutherland, Iowa
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school:Paullina (IA) South O'Brien
College:South Dakota
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Academic All-NCC (2000)
  • Second-team All-Midwest Region (2000)
  • Cactus Bowl West All-Star team (2000)
Career NFL statistics
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at

Stamer was also a member of the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns.[2]

Early yearsEdit

Stamer attended Sutherland Grade and Middle school in Sutherland, Iowa and graduated from South O'Brien High School in Paullina, Iowa, in 1996. He was a letterman in football, basketball, baseball, and track. He was also an All-State honoree in football and track. [3][4]

Stamer went to the University of South Dakota and was a walk-on to the basketball team before walking-on to the football team. He went on to earn a scholarship for his final two years with the Coyotes. He graduated from the business school with a master's degree in accounting. Josh is active in numerous NFL United Way charity causes and others such as the American Red Cross LIFE Project.


  1. ^ "Community Sports: The view is worth the climb (2/14/05) | Cherokee Chronicle Times". 2005-02-14. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  2. ^ "Josh Stamer". Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  3. ^ Sutherland yearbook
  4. ^ South O'Brien yearbook

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