Former Ohio State wide receiver Dimitrious Stanley has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 48 years old.
Prior to joining Ohio State’s football team, Stanley played at Thomas Worthington High. He was an All-Ohio selection at running back, rushing for 1,537 yards and 16 touchdowns in his final season of high school football.
While at Ohio State from 1993 to 1996, Stanley did most of his damage as a wide receiver. In 1996, he had 43 receptions for 829 yards and eight touchdowns.
Once his college career came to an end, Stanley played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League and the New Jersey Red Dogs of the Arena Football League.
Stanley was diagnosed with prostate cancer in September of 2019.
A few years ago, Stanley founded Brave Men Inc., which raises awareness about prostate cancer.
Our thoughts are with Stanley’s loved ones at this time.