Football world mourns the death of 1994 Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam
The football world was shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of 1994 Heisman Trophy winner and Chicago Bears first-round pick Rashaan Salaam on Tuesday.
Former teammates and players sent their deepest condolences following Salaam’s death at the age of 42.
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— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) December 6, 2016
One of my best teammates and friend is no longer with us. He was a great one….we will miss this dude. The things we did together on the field could NEVER be matched, but the person was just as dynamic. #BuffFamily #WordsCantExplain #19 #HeismanTrophy95' #HeavyHeart #TRUTH #Kordellism
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I will miss my Heisman brother Rashaan Salaam. He was always smiling and just a lot of fun to be around! #RIP
— Matt Leinart (@MattLeinartQB) December 6, 2016
Totally crushed. Unreal.
— Matt McChesney (@SixZeroStrength) December 6, 2016
Beyond saddened to hear the news about my @cubuffs teammate and friend Rashaan Salaam. We lost a true Buffalo today.
— Chad Brown (@chadbrown94) December 6, 2016
— Ken Crawley (@RIPGADGETT) March 25, 2016
We lost a brother a true inspiration to the University of Colorado family rest on Rashaan Salaam. #Buffs4Life
— Ken Crawley (@RIPGADGETT) December 6, 2016
RIP Rashaan Salaam. One of the greatest Buffs of all time. pic.twitter.com/SOLS2Zgmxk
— Colorado Video (@cu_video) December 6, 2016
— Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) December 6, 2016
— Doak Walker Award (@DoakWalkerAward) December 6, 2016