80-year-old Dave Wilcox died.The NFL reported that 80-year-old Pro Football Hall of Famer Dave Wilcox had died on Wednesday.
Dave Wilcox, a seven-time Pro Bowler for the San Francisco 49ers, was a football icon.
"While Dave Wilcox was nicknamed ‘The Intimidator’ for his aggressive style of play, he was a kind, humble and gracious man in all other aspects of life,"
Pro Football Hall of Fame president Jim Porter said on Wednesday, according to NFL.com. “He transformed the outside linebacker position—one of many feats that earned him a forever home in Canton.
We pray for Dave's wife Merle and their family. We shall cherish his legacy for generations.”
Many mourned the NFL legend's death on social media.
Wilcox entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio in 2000. We shall never forget his contributions to the game.