Former NFL star Keith McCants dies of apparent drug overdose at age of 53

Sep 2, 2021

Former NFL linebacker Keith McCants was found dead on Thursday morning in Florida after police responded to a call in St. Petersburg. The former Buccaneers first-round pick was 53 years old.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office told WFLA.com that they're investigating the circumstances surrounding McCants' death. According to The Athletic, authorities believe that McCants' death was caused by a drug overdose.

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