Darryl Stingley

 

 

Age: 55

 

Summary: professional football player and a former star receiver with the New England Patriots who was paralyzed after a vicious hit during an NFL exhibition game when he was left a quadriplegic after he collided with Oakland's Jack Tatum while trying to catch a pass in the game on April 12, 1978.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from quadriplegia

 

Born: September 18, 1951

 

Died: April 5, 2007

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois