Former N.C. State great Dennis Byrd has died

Posted by Andy Durham on July 24, 2010 at 10:45 am under College | Comments are off for this article

We have had several updates on this story in recent weeks and now the sad news, about the fomer Wolfpack football star Dennis Byrd from

Dennis Byrd, a former defensive tackle at North Carolina State who was to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December, has died. He was 63.

N.C. State spokeswoman Annabelle Myers said Byrd died Friday in Charlotte. Myers said the family told the school that Byrd suffered a heart attack on July 15 while undergoing back surgery and never regained consciousness

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