Former Alabama National Champion tragically passes away at age 46 Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 13: Big Al, mascot of the Alabama Crimson Tide, waves the flag after their 52-12 win over the Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Former Alabama defensive lineman and National Champion Jeremy Nunley has passed away at age 46. Former teammate Mark McMillian made the announcement via Twitter:

Nunley was on the 1992 National Championship team and eventually became a second-round pick in the 1994 NFL Draft. He spent three seasons in the league and his last one was with the expansion Carolina Panthers team. He also was with the Houston Oilers for two seasons as well.

According to Aaron Suttles of, Nunley is survived by hiss wife Marti and two daughters.

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