Jessie Lemonier, a former NFL player, unfortunately, passed away recently. At the time of his death, Jessie was just 25 years of age. So fans may ask when the tragedy took place. It is being reported that Lemonier passed away on January 26th. He was just 5 days away from celebrating his 26th birthday.
He was born on January 31, 1997, in Florida to Henry Lemonier and Francoise Lemonier. Jessie also had an elder brother by the name of Corey Lemonier. Corey is also a football player, who has played for NFL teams like the San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions, and Cleveland Browns. However, he is yet to put out a statement on his brother’s untimely passing.
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But, there is no news on the actual reason behind his passing. The NFL world has seen a lot of tragic incidents recently. Right at the beginning of the new year, Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field after suffering a cardiac arrest. NFL legend and 4-time Super Bowl winner Franco Harris also passed away late in 2022.
According to an ESPN report, Lemonier’s significant other was expecting a child at the time of his death.
Who is the former NFL player Jessie Lemonier?
Jessie Lemonier has also played for many NFL teams throughout his unfortunately short career. However, he started his career for Los Angeles Chargers in 2020. However, the Chargers did not pick him during the drafts in 2020. He was later signed as a free agent. But he only played 6 games for the franchise in 2020. In total, Jessie made two tackles for the Chargers.
He had one solo tackle and another assisted tackle in the 2020 season. Lemonier moved on to play for Detroit Lions in the following season, where he had a much better showing. For the Lions, he made 7 appearances. Lemonier made 15 tackles for the franchise. 7 of them were assisted and 8 of them were solo. Following that, he did not play a single NFL game.
In 2022, Lemonier had an off-season with Arizona Cardinals. In 2023, he was part of Huston Gamblers and Birmingham Stallions, both as a practice squad member. Before he had the chance to continue his career, Lemonier, unfortunately, passed away. Fans will have to wait for further information as the family has decided to keep the cause of his death private.
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