BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say 1994 Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam has been found dead in a Colorado park.READ MORE: 'It's Somebody's Pet', Bengal Tiger Seen Wandering Around Houston Neighborhood
The Boulder County coroner’s office said Tuesday that it was still investigating the cause of the death of the 42-year-old Salaam.
The body of the one-time running back was found Monday at Eben G. Fine Park in Boulder.READ MORE: 2 Construction Workers Burned After Contact With Downed Power Lines In Fort Worth
Salaam led Colorado to one of its best seasons in 1994, when the Buffaloes went 11-1.
He had a terrific rookie season with the Chicago Bears in 1995, rushing for 1,074 yards and 10 touchdowns.
But he only scored three times in the next two years and he played his last game in 1999 with the Cleveland Browns.MORE NEWS: 4 Juveniles Arrested After Taking Car Keys From Teen, Stealing Family SUV
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