June 15, 2024

PITTSBURGH, PA — Clark Haggans, a former Super Bowl champion and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker, died at the age of 46, according to Collin Dunlap of 93.7 The Fan.

The Steelers selected Haggans in the fifth round out of Colorado State in 2000, and he was a member of the Super Bowl XL victory squad in 2006. He left the company in 2013. His cause of death has not been disclosed.

Haggans joined the league as a special teams/reserve outside linebacker with the Steelers, starting only four games on his rookie deal. Following the departure of Jason Gildon, Haggans took over as the starter opposite Joey Porter, starting 57 games over the next four seasons.

Former Steelers linebacker Clark Haggans passes away - CBS Pittsburgh

He had 332 tackles and 32.5 sacks in his Steelers career.

After departing the Steelers in free agency in 2008, he spent the next four years with the Arizona Cardinals, where he was on Injured Reserve when they faced the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII. He played his final season with the San Francisco 49ers, where he fell in the Super Bowl to the Baltimore Ravens in 2012.

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