Mitch Petrus Bio: He was a famous American football guard and former NFL star. He has died suspected heatstroke on 18 July 2019.
Mitch Petrus Bio
|Wiki / Biography|
|Birth Date||11 May 1987|
|Birth Place||Carlisle, Arkansas, United States|
|Death Date||18 July 2019|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3″)|
|Weight||143 kg (315 lb)|
He was born on 11 May 1987 in Carlisle, Arkansas, United States. He resided and worked in Lonoke, Arkansas.
He enjoyed a three-year NFL career, winning a Super Bowl with New York in his second season. playing briefly for the New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans the following year.
He left the NFL in 2013. New York Giants fan page Giants Nation was among the first to pay tribute to Petrus.
They said: We are saddened to hear the news of the passing of former Giants player Mitch Petrus who was a part of the 2011 Super Bowl-winning team.
We extend our deepest condolences to the Petrus family and his friends. Once a Giant always a Giant.
Outside football, Petrus was a keen musician and played guitar in a band called Vikings of the North Atlantic.
He was also enthusiastic about barbecued food and was a popular regular on his local TV and radio stations.
Salary & Net Worth
Mitch Petrus earned a salary of $320,000 and a signing bonus of $191,160 with the New York Giants for the 2010 season. In the 2011 season, he had a salary of $405,000.
For the 2 seasons with the New York Giants, his total earnings amounted to $916,160.
Mitch Petrus Death Cause
He has died on 18 July 2019 at the age of 32. player’s death comes as an excessive heatwave has been affecting millions of people in the Midwest and Northeast.
Petrus died on Thursday at 10:45 p.m. after working outside at his family shop in Arkansas, a spokesperson for the Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs tells PEOPLE.
Mitch Petrus was an absolute joy to work with. His energy and enthusiam were contagious.
— Austin Kellerman (@AustinKellerman) July 19, 2019
— AR Democrat-Gazette (@ArkansasOnline) July 19, 2019
— Pig Trail Nation (@PigTrailNation) July 19, 2019
The Razorback Family has suffered a loss of one of its own with the sudden passing of former @RazorbackFB and NFL player Mitch Petrus. I want to extend my thoughts and prayers to his family, his teammates and all who were blessed to be a part of his life in some way. #RIPMitch pic.twitter.com/5Bm3JZjQRM
— Hunter Yurachek (@HunterYurachek) July 19, 2019