Former NFL Lineman Chester McGlockton Dies
Written by EURweb.com Wednesday, 30 November 2011 15:07
Chester McGlockton, a standout defensive lineman in the NFL and most recently an assistant football coach at Stanford University, died last night at the age of 42.
A cause of death has not been released to the media.
“Everyone in the Stanford Football family is deeply saddened by the passing of Chester McGlockton,” Stanford coach David Shaw said in a statement. “For the past two seasons, Chester has been a valuable member of our football staff and a wonderful friend to us all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Chester’s wife Zina and their two children.”
A native of Whiteville, N.C., McGlockton starred at Clemson before being selected 16th overall by the Los Angeles Raiders in 1992. He played 12 seasons in the NFL with the Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos and New York Jets. He made all four of his Pro Bowl appearances while with the Raiders from 1994-1997.
McGlockton, according to The AP, was in his second season as a defensive assistant on the Stanford coaching staff.