What was Antonio Dennard’s net worth? Slain ex-NFL player, 32, played for Giants, Packers and Jaguars

What was Antonio Dennard’s net worth? Slain ex-NFL player, 32, played for Giants, Packers and Jaguars
Antonio Dennard, a former NFL cornerback, was shot dead outside a Pennsylvania bar and restaurant (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Antonio Dennard, a former NFL cornerback, was shot and killed on October 16 in front of a club in Pennsylvania. According to reports, the shooting allegedly took place at Legends Bar and Restaurant in Muhlenberg Township, outside of Reading. Following the shooting, Dennard, 32, was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound where Dennard was declared dead in the early hours of Sunday morning, October 16.

According to TMZ, police say the footballer's death was the result of homicide and an autopsy will be performed on Tuesday, October 18. Antonio, a former NFL player, played in the League for the Pennsylvania-based Green Bay Packers and Jacksonville Jaguars, respectively. Before joining the National Football League, Dennard played collegiate football for Langston University in Oklahoma.

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What is Antonio Dennard’s net worth?

Antonio Dennard formerly participated in collegiate football at Langston University in Oklahoma. In 2012, he graduated from the college with a Bachelor of Science in health and fitness. Soon after receiving his college diploma, Dennard began his five-year professional NFL career. During this time, he was signed to the practice squads of NFL teams like New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, and Jacksonville Jaguars. He was chosen by the Jaguars in 2012, and the Packers hired him in 2013. The player spent two more years with the Packers after his time with the Giants.

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The Giants parted ways with Dennard in May 2013. He joined the Arena Football League's Arizona Rattlers in 2015 and played for them for the next two seasons. Spotrac reports that later in 2016, Antonio Dennard signed a 2-year, $930,000 contract with the Green Bay Packers, including an average annual salary of $465,000. According to Stechitegist, his net worth is estimated at $3.5 million. 

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Cole Klutz #41(left) of the Green Bay Packers and Carl Bradford #91 run through some drills during rookie mini camp at Don Hudson Center on May 16, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Cole Klutz #41(left) of the Green Bay Packers and Carl Bradford #91 run through some drills during rookie mini camp at Don Hudson Center on May 16, 2014, in Green Bay, Wisconsin (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, police have not publicly stated if they have identified the suspect, and they also have not provided a convincing reason for the shooting. According to Daily Mail, a police statement said, “Antonio D. Dennard, a 32-year-old male, was pronounced deceased at 3:15 am on October 16, 2022, at Reading Health Medical Center after being admitted to the Emergency Department for a gunshot wound to the torso.”

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Antonio Dennard #16 of the Jacksonville Jaguars in action during a preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons at EverBank Field on August 30, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Antonio Dennard #16 of the Jacksonville Jaguars in action during a preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons at EverBank Field on August 30, 2012, in Jacksonville, Florida (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) 

“In coordination with Muhlenberg Township Police Department and Berks County Detectives, the Coroner's Office is conducting a death investigation into the cause and manner of death. The shooting incident was reported to have happened at 2545 N. 5th Street Hwy at the establishment known as Legends Bar & Restaurant, around the time of the call placed to the Berks County 911 Center at 02:25 am on October 16, 2022,” the statement added.

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