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John Grimsley

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Place of birth:  Canton, Ohio
Role  American football player
Education  University of Kentucky
College:  Kentucky
Positions  Linebacker
Name  John Grimsley

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Date of birth:  (1962-02-25)February 25, 1962
Date of death:  February 6, 2008(2008-02-06) (aged 45)
NFL draft:  1984 / Round: 6 / Pick: 141
Died  February 6, 2008, Missouri City, Texas, United States

Place of death:  Missouri City, Texas

John Glenn Grimsley (February 25, 1962 – February 6, 2008) was an American linebacker in the National Football League who played for seven seasons for the Houston Oilers.

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Grimsley was born in Canton, Ohio, where he graduated from McKinley High School. He played college football at Kentucky under coach Jerry Claiborne.

Grimsley was selected to the Pro Bowl after the 1988 season. In 1991, he was traded to the Miami Dolphins and stayed there until he retired in 1993.

He died of an accidental gunshot wound at his home in Missouri City, Texas on February 6, 2008. After his death, he was found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy as a result of his football career.


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