The former Dallas Cowboys’ offensive lineman died after a battle with ALS.
Tony Liscio, a former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman, died on Sunday morning.
He was 76.
Liscio, who helped protect Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach, died after a battle with ALS – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
His wife reportedly thinks his football career had something to do with his condition.
From the Dallas News:
Tony Liscio, the former Cowboys offensive lineman who protected quarterbacks Don Meredith and Roger Staubach, died Sunday morning at his Lake Highlands home. He was 76 and suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Annette, his wife of 54 years, said he believed playing football had contributed to his condition. His brain will be tested for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, and services are pending.
Liscio, a Pittsburgh native, helped lead the Cowboys to two Super Bowls, winning one in 1971.
Rest in peace, Tony.