Rashaan Salaam, who won the 1994 Heisman Trophy as a star a running back for the Colorado Buffaloes, has been found dead in a park in Colorado, authorities said. He was 42.
Salaam's body was discovered in a parking lot at Eben G. Fine Park in Boulder, Colorado late Monday night, TMZ Sports reported. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed.
The Bears drafted Salaam in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft. He played a few seasons for the Bears and Cleveland Browns.