Jeremiah Trotter (Jeremiah Trotter) was born on January 20, 1977 in Texarkana, Texas. After going to high school at Hooks (TX), Trotter attended Stephen F. Austin State University. Trotter made his professional debut in the NFL in 1998 with the Philadelphia Eagles. He has played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins over the course of his 9 year career.
Jeremiah Trotter (born January 20, 1977 in Hooks, Texas) is an NFL defensive player. His career began in Hooks High School in Hooks, Texas where he was a three-time all district player and District MVP. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 3rd round of the 1998 NFL Draft. In his first year with the Eagles as a backup, he recorded only 6 tackles. After that year he got a starting job at middle linebacker. In the 1999 season he recorded a total of 174 tackles to lead the team. The next year he recorded 164 tackles and again led the team. After four years with the Eagles he had 361 tackles, 9 sacks, 5 interceptions and 4 forced fumbles.
Trotter was signed by the Washington Redskins in 2002 and played two seasons there. He returned to the Eagles for the 2004 season.
Prior to resigning Trotter, the Eagles run defense was amongst the worst in the NFL. Trotter's presence immedietly improved the defense and he was voted to the Pro Bowl in 2005 and 2006.
Trotter also played for the Philadelphia Benjamins on Extreme Dodgeball, using the nickname "The Axeman." With throws usually at 95 mph, he was considered the most dangerous player in the league, unfortunately, he "showed off too much" and was forced to nurture a shoulder injury.
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