Posted January 21st, 2009 by Brian
Filed under: Feature, Football

Shane Dronett, 1971 - 2009

Shane Dronett, 1971 - 2009

Former Texas Longhorn and Atlanta Falcon defensive tackle [tag]Shane Dronett[/tag] was found dead today in his suburban Atlanta home. The cause of death is currently unknown but reports are that a 911 suicide call came in this morning from his residence. Shane was dealing with recovering from brain surgery but was well enough to make two Texas games this fall.

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RIP Shane. Our thoughts are with his wife and family.

Update: Dronett’s death has officially been ruled a suicide.


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  1. […] Mysterious and sad human loss: Shane Dronett, Texas Longhorn defensive lineman and NFL veteran, died yesterday of an apparent suicide in Atlanta. […]

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