Reche Caldwell Wiki – Reche Caldwell Biography
Donald Reche Caldwell died at the age of 41 over the weekend, according to his former team the New England Patriots.
The Patriots tweeted their condolences over learning the news of Caldwell’s death on Sunday, but did not give details on his cause of death. Caldwell’s mother, Deborah Caldwell, told NBC affiliate WFLA he died on Saturday during an “ambush” in Tampa, Florida.
Reche Caldwell was born in Tampa, Florida, in 1979. He attended Jefferson High School in Tampa, where he excelled in three sports in American football, basketball, and high school baseball for the Jefferson Dragons.
In soccer, Caldwell began as a freshman running back; As a sophomore, he became a quarterback, a position he had never played before, shooting for 6,936 yards and seventy-seven touchdowns as a three-year starter. In his third year in 1996, he threw for 2,338 yards, led the Dragons to the Class 5A state semifinal game, earned All-American honors at PrepStar High School, and was named Florida’s Class 5A Player of the Year. It was a first-team selection from across the state in 1996 and a second-team selection in 1997.
Reche Caldwell was a professional American football player who was a big receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons in the 2000s. Caldwell played college football for the Florida Gators and then played professionally for the San Diego Chargers, New England Patriots and Washington Redskins of the NFL.
Caldwell was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 2002 after playing at the University of Florida. The 41-year-old signed with the New England Patriots in 2006, making it all the way to the AFC Championship that season with the franchise’s former quarterback, Tom Brady. Caldwell dropped two passes in the championship game from Brady, and the team lost to the Indianapolis Colts.
Reche Caldwell Age
He was 41 years old.
Reche Caldwell Brother
Reche Caldwell is the older brother of Andre Caldwell, nicknamed Bubba, who is a former Florida Gators catcher and NFL catcher and kick returner.
Reche Caldwell Arrest in 2014
In 2014, he was arrested twice; for illegal gambling and drug possession and intent to distribute in May 2014. He was sentenced to 27 months in prison and three years of probation. In December 2019, he was charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud of which he later pleaded guilty in January and was scheduled to be sentenced in late June.
We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of former Patriot Reche Caldwell.
Reche Caldwell Shot dead
In a press release Sunday morning, Tampa police said officers responded to a call about a shooting just before 11 p.m. She found a man in his 40s with a gunshot wound in the yard of a house in the 3600 block of East Hanna Avenue. Officers provided help before a fire team took the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Tampa Police Department would not confirm Caldwell’s death to NBC News, but did confirm they were investigating a homicide where a victim was shot and killed Saturday night. Although the investigation is ongoing, the department said it did “not appear to be a random act.”
Deborah Caldwell did not immediately respond to a request for comment from NBC News.