Drafted in 1998 to be one of the next great Steelers defensive linemen, California native Jeremy Staat lasted only a couple of years. Eventually joining the Marine Corps following the death of his friend Pat Tillman, Staat told The Cook and Poni Show on 93.7 the Fan Thursday about his journey
Dozens of people were out in the Strip District to participate in the Pat Tillman Shadow Run.
After spending enough time with the Pittsburgh Steelers and other NFL franchises, Jeremy Staat decided there was a cause bigger than that which he wanted to take up, and that’s when he joined the Marine Corp.
Remember when statues of sports icons were reserved for men of true character?