Former Cowboys RB Marion Barber Passes Away
Marion Barber, one of the fiercest running backs to ever play for the Cowboys, has passed away on Wednesday.
Barber, who was just 38, spent six seasons of his eight-year career with the Cowboys, who drafted him in the fourth round in 2005.
The Cowboys issued a statement on Wednesday:
We are heartbroken by the tragic death of Marion Barber III.
Marion was an old-school, hard-nosed football player who ran with the will to win every down.
He had a passion for the game and love for his coaches and teammates.
Our hearts go out to Marion's family and friends during this difficult time.
According to reports, Frisco Police found Barber in his home on Wednesday.
Cause of death is unknown at this time.