View Full Version : Chester McGlockton dies at 42

11-30-2011, 11:55 AM

Chester McGlockton, a four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle with the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders who played 12 seasons in the NFL, died early Wednesday morning. He was 42.

The announcement was made by Stanford University, where McGlockton was in his second season as a defensive assistant.

"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."

11-30-2011, 12:02 PM
Clemson kid...great player. Tragically too many NFL players die in their 40's. RIP

11-30-2011, 12:21 PM
Chester was a great player in his days too.

11-30-2011, 12:32 PM
Reports here (by Stanford) is that he had a massive heart attack.

12-01-2011, 08:51 AM
Reports here (by Stanford) is that he had a massive heart attack.He was looking good too. My first assumption that he may have let himself go, but that wasn't the case. Big men don't tend to live as long as more normal sized people...but 40's is way too young.