Tim Lester (running back)

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Tim Lester
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Position: Running back
Personal information
Born:(1968-06-15)June 15, 1968
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Died:January 12, 2021(2021-01-12) (aged 52)
Milton, Georgia, U.S.
Career information
High school: Miami Southridge
(Miami, Florida)
College: Eastern Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1992  / Round: 10 / Pick: 255
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts:33
Rushing yards:126
Rushing touchdowns:2
Player stats at NFL.com

Timothy Lee Lester (June 15, 1968 – January 12, 2021) was an American professional football player.

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Career

He was a running back for eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Dallas Cowboys. [1] [2] Lester was drafted by the Rams in the tenth round of the 1992 NFL Draft. [3]

Death

Lester died from complications of COVID-19 in January 2021, at the age of 52. [2] [4]

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References

  1. Saunders, Alan (January 12, 2021). "Tim Lester, Former Steelers FB, Dies at 52". SteelersNow.com. Retrieved January 15, 2021.
  2. 1 2 "Ex-Steelers fullback Tim Lester dies from Covid-19 complications aged 52". The Guardian. January 13, 2021. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  3. "1992 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved May 7, 2023.
  4. Smith, Michael David (January 13, 2021). "Former NFL player Tim Lester dies of COVID-19 at age 52". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved February 17, 2021.