Former NFL Receiver joins Jacksonville

Sharks Sign Wide Receiver Deontay Greenberry

The Jacksonville Sharks have been quiet the last week or so, but today they announced they have signed former Dallas Cowboy and Seattle Seahawk wide receiver Deontay Greenberry.

Greenberry (6’2, 185) attended training camp with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL  in 2016 and attended minicamp with the Washington Redskins.  Greenberry will be entering his first year in arena football.

Prior to his professional career, Greenberry played college ball at the University of Houston, where he finished his college career ranked eighth on Houston’s all-time receiving list, accumulating 201 career receptions for 2,612 yards and 20 touchdowns. Greenberry became the sixth receiver in school history to record two seasons of at least 70 receptions.

Greenberry is a native of Fresno, California, and attended Washington Union High School, where he was a three- sport athlete in football, basketball and track. Throughout his senior season, he produced 109 receptions for 2,165 yards and 14 touchdowns. He was also labeled as a four-star recruit and the seventh-best receiver in his class. Greenberry originally committed to Norte Dame before attending the University of Houston.

About the Jacksonville Sharks:

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2017 season are now available. Shark Nation Memberships start as low as $99. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.

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