The NFL community is mourning the lack of certainly one of its personal.
On Thursday, Sept. 2, Keith McCants, who performed linebacker for a number of NFL groups together with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was discovered dead at his St. Petersburg, Fla. dwelling on the age of 53, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Workplace confirmed to E! Information. The athlete died of a suspected drug overdose, in keeping with authorities.
“It seems it was a drug overdose, however we’re awaiting affirmation from the Medical Examiner’s Workplace,” shared sheriff’s spokesperson Amanda Sinni. “That is nonetheless an open investigation.”
Following a standout tenure on the College of Alabama, Keith was the fourth general decide within the 1990 NFL draft by the Bucs. He performed with the staff for 3 seasons earlier than two seasons apiece with the Houston Oilers and Arizona Cardinals, respectively, and participated in his final skilled sport in 1995.
Keith, who labored as a radio broadcaster after his on-field profession, was a part of ESPN’s documentary episode “Broke,” specializing in former gamers coping with monetary hardship.