Chester McGlockton

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Chester McGlockton
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Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-09-16)September 16, 1969
Place of birth: Whiteville, North Carolina
Date of death: November 30, 2011(2011-11-30) (aged 42)[1]
Place of death: Danville, California
Career information
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16
Debuted in 1992 for the Oakland Raiders
Last played in 2003 for the New York Jets
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2003
Tackles 551
Sacks 51
Interceptions 4
Stats at NFL.com

Chester McGlockton (September 16, 1969 – November 30, 2011) was an American football defensive tackle who played for four different teams in his twelve season National Football League career from 1992 to 2003.

Early years[edit]

McGlockton was a High School All-American as a Tight End/Defensive Lineman at Whiteville High School in Whiteville, North Carolina. He played Varsity Football all four years. During his senior year he led the Whiteville Wolfpack to a 15-0 record, a State Championship, and a USA Today National Ranking.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Clemson University under Danny Ford and Ken Hatfield. He scored a touchdown as a freshman in the 1989 Gator Bowl vs. the West Virginia Mountaineers.

Professional career[edit]

McGlockton was drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1992 NFL Draft. He played six seasons with the Raiders, earning all four of his Pro Bowl appearances with them. McGlockton also played for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Denver Broncos, and ended his career by playing one season with the New York Jets. McGlockton finished his NFL career with 51 sacks including a career season high of 9.5 in 1994.

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team Games Combined Tackles Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries
1992 OAK 10 0 0 0 3.0 0 0
1993 OAK 16 79 65 14 7.0 0 1
1994 OAK 16 62 48 14 9.5 3 1
1995 OAK 16 49 45 4 7.5 1 2
1996 OAK 16 60 56 4 8.0 3 0
1997 OAK 16 63 52 11 4.5 1 1
1998 KC 10 26 22 4 1.0 1 1
1999 KC 16 41 29 12 1.5 1 1
2000 KC 15 40 34 6 4.5 0 0
2001 DEN 16 39 34 5 1.0 0 0
2002 DEN 16 37 32 5 2.5 0 1
2003 NYJ 16 30 23 7 1.0 2 1
Career 179 526 440 86 51.0 12 9

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Post-football[edit]

At the start of 2009, he was an intern coach with the University of Tennessee football team. He accepted a defensive assistant position at Stanford in 2010 and worked on David Shaw's staff.[3]

Death[edit]

McGlockton died of an enlarged heart on November 30, 2011.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chester McGlockton Dies".  NBC Los Angeles update
  2. ^ "Chester McGlockton Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "McGlockton joins Stanford staff". The News Reporter. Retrieved December 14, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Autopsy shows ex-Raiders DT McGlockton died of enlarged heart". NFL.com.