College FB Hall of Famer, NFL OL Shelby Jordan dies at 70

Obit Jordan Football
Posted at 9:00 PM, Sep 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-16 21:00:07-04

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Shelby Jordan, whose spectacular career at Washington University in St. Louis earned him a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame and an 11-year NFL career, has died.

He was 70.

Jordan died on Sept. 9, according to statements released by the Hall of Fame and the New England Patriots.

Neither gave a cause of death or said where his death occurred.

Jordan was a seventh-round draft pick by the Houston Oilers in the 1973 NFL Draft.

He was an offensive lineman in the NFL with the Patriots and Los Angeles Raiders.