Chester McGlockton Dead At 42
Former Broncos and Raiders star, Chester McGlockton passed away Wednesday at the age of 42. He was a four-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman and recently began a new career as an assistant coach and mentor at Stanford. The cause of death was not immediately announced.
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 Broncosand New York Jets. He made all four of his Pro Bowl appearances while with the Raiders from 1994-1997.
After his playing career, McGlockton returned to school and earned his undergraduate degree from Tennessee-Martin in 2010. He had lived in San Ramon, Calif., with his wife and two children while serving as a Stanford defensive assistant the last two seasons.
Big Chet, as he was known by many, was around 335 pounds during his career. But he had lost weight in recent years after undergoing laparoscopic weight-loss surgery and improving his workout and eating habits.