Jevan Snead Biography
Jevan Bryce Snead was a professional American football quarterback. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent and then cut. He played college football at Mississippi and Texas.
Snead was also a member of the Tampa Bay Storm.
With a heavy heart it’s being reported that Jevan Snead has passed away at the age of 32. Thoughts & Prayers to everyone effected by this. Love you Jevan ! pic.twitter.com/lea1NrD50R
— Land Shark Nation™ (@LandSharkNation) September 22, 2019
Jevan Snead Early years, School
Snead was a prep All-American, two-time all-state and two-time all-district performer for Stephenville (Texas) High School, who finished his high school career with a 23-2 (.920) record as a starter. As a senior, he was named to the 2006 Parade All-America team. He was also listed as a second-team All-American by EA Sports and he earned an invitation to the Elite 11 Quarterback Camp. Snead was selected to the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and finished the game with the second-most passing yards in the history of that game, as he threw for 147 yards and two touchdowns.
Very sad day with news of the passing of former Texas QB Jevan Snead. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/Dnlq40MgKw
— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) September 22, 2019
Snead originally committed to Florida but decided to go to Texas to be closer to home. Top high school recruit Tim Tebow later committed to Florida Snead revised his decision immediately after a recruiting trip to Texas where he watched the 2005 Texas Longhorns football team beat Kansas by a score of 66-14.
Snead’s last high school game was a 41-38 loss in the Texas 4A Division 1 State semi-finals against Dallas Highland Park. That team was led by former Georgia Bulldogs and current Detroit Lions quarterback, Matthew Stafford.
He was inducted into the Stephenville High School Hall of Fame on September 26, 2014.
Jevan Snead Age
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Jevan was 32 years old; he was born on September 2, 1987 in San Angelo, Texas.
Jevan Snead Education
Snead attended the University of Texas at Austin. He later joined the University of Mississippi where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in marketing and minoring in Finance.
Jevan Snead Girlfriend
There is no information on whether Jevan was in a relationship.
Jevan Snead Professional career
I will never forget Jevan Snead’s time at Ole Miss. He is directly tied to some of my favorite memories(beating Florida/Tebow crying). He lead a team that gave us the land shark. He is directly tied to my college experience. Thanks for the memories Jevan. #rip pic.twitter.com/FB8tUZdJuH
— RebelRags shopper #1 (@dharwood176) September 22, 2019
Entering his junior season at Ole Miss, Snead was considered a top-2 quarterback prospect (along with Sam Bradford) in the 2010 NFL Draft, according to his former high school coach Chad Morris. In April 2009, CBSSports.com’s Pete Prisco even projected Snead to be the first overall pick in 2010. After his junior season, which saw him throw 20 touchdowns and 20 interceptions, Snead requested a draft evaluation from the NFL Draft Advisory Board, and he received a fourth-round draft grade. However, he went undrafted.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
After going undrafted, Snead signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 24, 2010. He was released on July 31, 2010, to make room on the 80-man training camp roster for newly signed first round draft pick Gerald McCoy. On August 24, 2010, Snead re-signed with Tampa Bay, after starting quarterback Josh Freeman suffered a thumb injury that sidelined him for the rest of the preseason. Snead was to back-up Josh Johnson and Rudy Carpenter before the Buccaneers again cut Snead on September 4, 2010.
Jevan Snead Tampa Bay Storm
On January 4, 2011, Snead signed a contract to play for the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League. He was released prior to the start of the season on March 6.
Jevan Snead After football
According to his former high school football coach, as of January 2015, Snead worked as an oil field supplies salesman in San Antonio, Texas.
evan Snead Death – Jevan Snead Cause of Death
Gutted to hear the news about the death of former #OleMiss QB Jevan Snead. Covered him while working on Meat Market and I’d just caught up with him a few months ago: https://t.co/idpE6JrnEe pic.twitter.com/N3kxWztfEK
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) September 22, 2019
Jevan died on September 22, 2019, his death was announced by KVUE who reported that Austin police said he died overnight. The police are investigating his death but they have said they do not suspect foul play.
A source close to the family in Snead’s hometown, Stephenville, also confirmed his death, which occurred in Downtown Austin.
The authorities told KVUE they responded to a call to help unlock a car or apartment in the 1200 block of South Congress at 9:08 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they found what is described as an “obvious DOS,” or “dead on scene.”
Is Jevan Snead Suicide?
Jevan’s death has not been ruled as suicide and is being investigated.
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