|Date of birth:||November 21, 1980|
|Place of birth:||Port Jefferson, NY|
|Date of death:||December 28, 2010(aged 30)|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|College:||North Carolina State|
|NFL Draft:||2005 / Round: 3 / Pick 91|
|2005–2006||Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
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Christopher James "Chris" Colmer (November 21, 1980 – December 30, 2010) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Colmer graduated from Earl L. Vandermeulen High School, located in his hometown of Port Jefferson, New York. He was named to the All-Long Island squad and the Golden 50 All-State team, where he was a team captain playing tackle. He also earned a USA Today honorable mention All American.
Colmer went to college at North Carolina State and was the first person from his high school to earn a Division I scholarship in 27 years. In his junior year, he was co-winner of the teams' Jim Richter Award, giving annually by North Carolina State to the team's best offensive lineman. In 2003 he missed his college season due to Parsonage Turner Syndrome.
- ↑ "Chris Colmer". NFL.com. National Football League. http://www.nfl.com/players/chriscolmer/profile?id=COL730597. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
- ↑ "Christopher James "Chris" Colmer". Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80695514. Retrieved October 4, 2012.
- ↑ "2005 - Round 3". NFL.com. National Football League. http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/fulldraft?season=2005#round3. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
- ↑ Tysiac, Ken. "Former NCSU lineman Chris Colmer dies". newsobserver.com. The News & Observer Publishing Company. http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/12/31/890864/former-ncsu-lineman-dies.html. Retrieved December 31, 2010.
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