Chester McGlockton

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Chester McGlockton was born in Whiteville, NC and played for Clemson University. As a high school senior Whiteville High School won a NC State Championship and went 15-0. McGlockton played for Coach Danny Ford and later Ken Hatfield at Clemson (1989-1991). He scored a touchdown as a freshman defensive lineman in the 1989 Gator Bowl vs. West Virginia. He was a 1st round pick (16th overall) by the LA/Oakland Raiders in 1992. McGlockton played six seasons with the Raiders earning four pro bowls during that time. Between the seasons of 1994 and 1997 he was a 4 x Pro Bowler and named All-Pro three times. After playing with the Raiders, he anchored the defensive line for the Chiefs (1998-2000) for the Broncos (2001-2002), and then retired after a season with the New York Jets in 2003. McGlockton accumulated 551 total tackles including 51 sacks and four interceptions in 12 seasons and 179 games as a defensive tackle. After his football playing days, he spent a couple years coaching with the University of Tennessee and Stanford University. He is a 2011 inductee of the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame.

Chester tragically passed away at the age of 42 from the consequences of left ventricular hypertrophy on November 30, 2011.

Picture courtesy of the Las Vegas Raiders

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