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19 Dec 1992: Linebacker Keith McCants of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr. /Allsport

Former Tampa Bay linebacker Keith McCants has been found dead from an apparent drug overdose.

According to WFLA, The Pinellas County Sheriffs office reports former Buccaneers linebacker Keith McCants was found dead this morning in his St. Petersburg home.

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.


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