Local NFLer in Diamonds Cabaret scuffle: Who is Cody Latimer?


A video showing former local high school star and current Denver Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer in a scuffle with a bouncer at Diamonds Cabaret in Washington Twp. is making its rounds through the internet.

RELATED: Report: Local NFLer Cody Latimer in scuffle with Diamonds Cabaret bouncer

In the video, a person who appears to be Latimer slapped the bouncer at the strip club, 960 Miamisburg Centerville Road; the bouncer then pepper-sprayed him.

Here are three things you should know about Latimer:

He’s homegrown Bronco

Latimer graduated from Jefferson Twp. High School — also the Broncos — where he was a first team all-conference selection after scoring 12 touchdowns in his senior season, despite playing in just eight games.

High school recruiting site Rivals.com ranked Latimer as the 49th best wide receiver in the class of 2011.

He’s pretty good at basketball, too.

Latimer starred in Jefferson’s 2010 OHSAA Division IV state title, shooting a near-perfect 10-for-11, finishing with a game-high 24 points and 12 rebounds as a junior. It was Jefferson’s third state title in their seventh appearance.

MORE: S ports Today: 7 football facts

He’s won at the highest level…

A second round selection by the Broncos in the 2014 NFL Draft, Latimer was a member of the team’s Superbowl 50 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Latimer has 16 receptions for 158 yards and one touchdown in 34 career games.

MORE: 4 Bengals thoughts to ponder between now and training camp

…But he’s never beaten Ohio State

Latimer spent three years at Indiana University, amassing 135 receptions for 2,042 yards and 17 touchdowns. In two career game against the Buckeyes, he caught 13 passes for 128 yards. He also has just as many touchdowns against the Buckeyes as wins: zero.

FOLLOW: Tre Hogue on Twitter and Facebook



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Classes canceled for Ansonia schools due to boil advisory
Classes canceled for Ansonia schools due to boil advisory

Classes have been canceled for Ansonia Local Schools due to a boil advisory. Students already on buses on the way to school are being returned home. We are working to learn more about cause of the boil advisory.
Man threatens to shoot Dayton church worker in head, report says
Man threatens to shoot Dayton church worker in head, report says

A 71-year-old woman volunteering at a church thrift shop told Dayton police a man threatened to shoot her in the head. Around 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, Dayton police were called to St. Luke Baptist Church, 2262 N. Gettysburg Ave., for a menacing complaint.  The alleged victim is a volunteer at the church’s thrift shop.  She told police...
New Boston Stoker coffee shop coming to Centerville
New Boston Stoker coffee shop coming to Centerville

A new Boston Stoker coffee shop is coming to South Main Street (Ohio 48) in Centerville. The new shop could open “softly” in as soon as three weeks, Boston Stoker President Henry Dean told this news outlet Sunday. It will be located in a former bank building at 215 N. Main St. (Ohio 48) across the street from Benham’s Grove....
VIDEO: Remembering the massive Riverfront Stadium implosion in Cincinnati
VIDEO: Remembering the massive Riverfront Stadium implosion in Cincinnati

The Georgia Dome, which housed the Atlanta Falcons for 25 years, is set for implosion this morning. It will come down in similar fashion to Cinergy Field, the Cincinnati stadium demolished on Dec. 29, 2002, the same day the Cincinnati Bengals dropped a road game to the Buffalo Bills, 27-9. The longtime home of the Bengals and Reds was originally known...
Hungry Dayton resident dupes 2 delivery drivers on same day
Hungry Dayton resident dupes 2 delivery drivers on same day

Two Dayton delivery drivers were duped and had food orders stolen from the same apartment on Lakebend Drive in Dayton.  Around 1:20 a.m. Nov. 19, a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver reported he had a $12 pizza stolen from him as he went to deliver it to an apartment in the 3800 block of Lakebend Drive. He said the female resident opened the...
More Stories