American Football Database
American Football Database
Shad Meier
No. 84     
Tight End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-06-07) June 7, 1978 (age 43)
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Career information
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 3 / Pick: 28
Debuted in 2001 for the Tennessee Titans
Last played in 2005 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Receptions     42
Yards     334
Touchdown     3
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Shad Meier (born June 7, 1978 in St. Louis, Missouri, is a former professional American football tight end.

High School and College Career

Shad Meier prepped at Pittsburg High School, in his home town, where he was an All-State Top 11 Selection in Kansas in the fall of 1995 under legendary coach Larry Garman. He went on to enjoy a five year playing career for the Kansas State Wildcats, where he was a two-year starter at tight end for Bill Snyder. He is one of the four Meier brothers to play college football. His younger brother Dylan (now deceased), also played for the Wildcats. The youngest brother Kerry played for the University of Kansas.[1]

NFL career

Shad Meier was drafted as the 90th overall pick of the 2001 NFL Draft for Tennessee Titans. The 6 foot 4 inches, 255 pounds, from Pittsburg, Kansas enjoyed a 6 year playing career in the NFL. He spent first four years of his NFL career with the Tennessee Titans. Meier was traded to the New Orleans Saints in 2004 before retiring in 2006.[2]

Personal life

Meier is son of Dennis and Valerie Meier who reside in Pittsburg, Kansas.[3]