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.

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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.

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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.

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…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.

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