#58 | Linebacker | Kansas City Chiefs | Roster
Profile | Statistics
Through January 2, 2000
Weight: 247 lbs.
Born: January 1, 1967
Drafted: Selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round (fourth pick overall) of the 1989 NFL Draft.
Acquired: Re-signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as a free agent on May 21, 1993.
Set school record with 52 quarterback sacks and 74 tackles behind the line of scrimmage ... Unanimous first-team All-American selection ... Awarded the Butkus Award in 1988 given to the best collegiate linebacker ... Finished 10th in the Heisman Trophy voting.
Father killed in Vietnam ... Fascinated by the assassination of President John F. Kennedy ... Has own clothing line ... Started "Third and Long Foundation" to encourage inner-city reading ... 1993 Edge NFL Man of the Year ... Suffered a severe spinal injury, resulting in paralysis from the chest down, in a car accident in Kansas City, Mo., on Jan. 23, 2000 ... Died of a heart attack in Miami, Fla., on Feb. 8, 2000.