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Former Alabama DL Jeremy Nunley Passes Away At 46

A general view of Bryant-Denny Stadium during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers.

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 24: A general view of Bryant-Denny Stadium during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers on October 24, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama football lost a member of its family Monday night.

Former Crimson Tide defensive lineman Jeremy Nunley passed away last night, according to his former teammate Mark McMillian.

He was just 46 years old.

Nunley was a standout for Alabama in the early 1990s. He was a member of the team's fearsome defensive line during its 1992 national championship season.

A defensive end, Nunley compiled 25 tackles, four sacks and seven quarterback hurries for the 1992 Crimson Tide. His best season came a year later, when he led the team in sacks with 10 and was tied for third with 72 tackles.

A second-round pick of the Houston Oilers in 1994, Nunley played in 12 games over three seasons in the league.

He is survived by his wife Marti and two daughters.

"BamaNation we lost a good one, we never know what God has in store for us so please keep my Bama Teamate Jeremy Nunley wife his daughters & his family lifted up in prayer RIP J," McMillian tweeted.

Another one of Nunley's former 'Bama teammates, quarterback Jay Barker, also expressed condolences.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Nunley's family.

RIP, Jeremy.