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