Skip to comments.Chuck Muncie, 60, dies of heart attack
Posted on 05/14/2013 7:09:21 PM PDT by Perdogg
Chuck Muncie, three-time All-Pro and Pro Bowl running back for the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers, has died at the age of 60.
According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints confirmed the news and cited a heart attack as the cause of his death.
Muncie tallied 6,702 rushing yards and 71 touchdowns in nine NFL seasons.
Muncie played college football at Cal and was runner-up to Archie Griffin for the Heisman Trophy in 1975. He was the Saints' third overall draft pick in 1976.
In 1979, he rushed for 1,198 yards on 238 carries while scoring 11 touchdowns and collecting 308 receiving yards for the Saints
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