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  • Former NFL player, Tillman teammate headed to Iraq

    03/21/2007 7:29:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies · 546+ views
    AP ^ | March 21, 2007
    HONOLULU (AP) - A former NFL player who joined the Marines and was motivated by college roommate Pat Tillman, who died in Afghanistan, was heading for the war in Iraq Tuesday night. Lance Cpl. Jeremy Staat, a former defensive lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers and St. Louis Rams who had been playing Arena Football, was one of 300 Marines in the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment being deployed from Kaneohe Bay. The unit is expected to be in Iraq for seven months. "The way I look at it, we're spreading freedom, and you have to support the troops and you...
  • Pat Tillman's Former Teammate Joins Marines

    03/10/2006 2:53:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 105 replies · 2,132+ views
    NewsMax ^ | March 10, 2006 | Carl Limbacher
    A former college teammate of Pat Tillman – the NFL player who left football to join the Army and was killed in Afghanistan – has followed in his footsteps and joined the Marines. Jeremy Staat, who also played professional football, left the game at age 29 to endure the rigors of boot camp and life in the military. Staat was an offensive lineman at Arizona State University while Tillman played there, and the two were roommates. After college, Staat moved on to the National Football League, playing with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams, plus...