Sharks Sign Wide Receiver Deontay Greenberry - Former NFL Receiver joins Jacksonville for 2018


JACKSONVILLE – Deontay Greenberry will be entering his first year in arena football and first with the Sharks.

Greenberry (6’2, 185) In 2016, Greenberry attended training camp with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL and attended mini camp with the Washington Redskins after spending the 2015 NFL season with the Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks.

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 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 and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at

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