, former Cowboys running back,
; NFL world mourns loss
running back Marion Barber has died.
, a fourth-round pick of the Cowboys in
, was found dead in his apartment in Frisco, Texas, per Clarence Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-
cause of death is not currently known. He was
, nine days shy of his
between 2005 and 2010 and earned a reputation for being a hard-nosed, tough-to-tackle back.
never hitting the 1,000-yard mark with the
, Barber set a high-water mark of 975 yards rushing with Dallas in
and was a big part of Dallas' 13-3 NFC East champion season.
his release in
, he was signed by the Bears in 2011. He played 11 games and announced his retirement from the NFL in 2012.