By Steve Corkran
Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 10:27 am in Oakland Raiders.
Former Raiders defensive tackle Chester McGlockton passed away Wednesday, the team confirmed. He was 42.
“The thoughts and prayers of the Raider Nation are with the McGlockton family during this difficult time,” Raiders chief executive Amy Trask said in a statement released by the team
McGlockton was selected in the first round of the 1992 NFL draft and spent his first six NFL seasons with the Raiders. He also played with the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets during a career that spanned 12 seasons.
McGlockton returned to the Bay Area once his football career ended. He spent the past two seasons on Stanford’s coaching staff, working under former Raiders coaches Jim Harbaugh and David Shaw.
“It is with great sorrow I acknowledge the death of one of my best friends in the world, Chester Mcglockton,” long-time Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown said via Twitter.
McGlockton was a four-time Pro Bowl player during his Raiders career.
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