Former Oklahoma linebacker Jimbo Elrod, who helped the Sooners win two national championships, was reportedly killed in a car crash early Monday morning. Elrod's wife was also injured in the crash.
Jimbo Elrod, who played for Oklahoma from 1972-1976 and helped the Sooners win titles in 1974 and 1975, was reportedly killed in a car crash early Monday morning. The news was first reported by Abigail Ogle of KOCO.
Details are scarce, but Elrod's wife was also reportedly hurt in the accident.
Elrod, who was 62 years old, was taken in the fifth round of the 1976 NFL Draft and played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Oilers during his professional career.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Elrod's family and friends.