JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Sharks re-sign defensive end and 2017 NAL Championship Game MVP Jermiah Price ahead of the 2023 season.
Jermiah Price (6’3, 245) enters his sixth season in arena football and his second stint with the Sharks. Price was a pivotal part of the 2017 championship run for the Sharks and was named both 2017 NAL Championship Game MVP and First-Team All-NAL.
In 2011, Price played for the Green Bay Blizzard and contributed 48 tackles, 10 sacks, four pass breakups and a forced fumble helping the Blizzard to their IFL Great Lakes Division Championship win. After a year with the Blizzard, Price played for the IFL's Sioux Falls Storm and became a two-time IFL Champion as the Storm went on to win the 2012 and 2013 United Conference. He also earned Second Team All-IFL in 2013 with 55 tackles, seven sacks, two pass breakups and one interception. Price was named the 2012 United Bowl MVP for his performance in the Storm's victory over the Tri-Cities Fever.
During the 2015 season with the Titans, Price was First Team All-IFL, leading the league in sacks and earning his first Defensive Player of the Year title in 2016. Price was named First Team All-IFL while he was with the Indoor Football League's Cedar Rapids Titans and was the 2015 and 2016 Defensive Player of the Year.
Price attended Oklahoma State University from 2008-2009, where he collected 45 tackles, 13 for loss, five sacks (leading the team with three in 2008), two pass breakups and an interception. He began his college career at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Mississippi where he made 79 tackles, 15 sacks and three forced fumbles. Price was an All-State, All-Region and All-Conference community college player, All-Region and All-South division selection.
Price is from Ellisville, Mississippi where he attended Collins High School and was an All-State Selection. During his senior year, Price played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game and was named Defensive Lineman of the Year.
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