Former Raider Chester McGlockton Dies At 42

Source: Michael David Smith  /  Pro Football Talk

Chester McGlockton, a former NFL defensive tackle who made four Pro Bowls with the Oakland Raiders in the 1990s, has died of an apparent heart attack. He was 42.

McGlockton had been an assistant coach at Stanford for the last two years.

Everyone in the Stanford Football family is deeply saddened by the passing of Chester McGlockton,” Stanford head 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.”

The Raiders took McGlockton out of Clemson with the 16th overall pick in the 1992 NFL draft. He played in Oakland for six seasons and made the Pro Bowl every year from 1994 to 1997. McGlockton then spent three years with the Chiefs two with the Broncos and one with the Jets.

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