Former Tampa Bay linebacker Keith McCants has been found dead from an apparent drug overdose.
Keith McCants carried a lot of pain, but there was a really beautiful soul behind it. You can see it in his smile. He was working his way back. He fought his demons hard daily. Completely crushed by the news of his passing today. pic.twitter.com/UFLsGTLrqA— JennaLaineESPN (@JennaLaineESPN) September 3, 2021
Police are currently investigating the death and believe drugs were involved.
McCants played college ball at Alabama and was drafted 4th overall in the first round of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Bucs. McCants was 53 years old.