Former Steeler OL and 6-time NCAA wrestling champion Carlton Haselrig passed away this AM following lengthy battle w/health issues. Story upcoming.
According to Will Graves who shared the news on Twitter he said:
Former Steeler OL (and 6-time NCAA wrestling champion) Carlton Haselrig passed away this AM following lengthy battle w/health issues. Story upcoming.
— Will Graves (@WillGravesAP) July 22, 2020
Rest In Peace to the legendary Carlton Haselrig, the only 6x NCAA Champion in wrestling history. He was 54. pic.twitter.com/hndvnWyMSi
— Jordan Burroughs (@alliseeisgold) July 22, 2020
The late Carlton Haselrig was a former offensive lineman for the team, passed away this week, according to a report from Joe Rutter of Trib Live. He was 54 years old.
Initial report suggest Haselrig died of natural causes, though a cause of death has not been determined yet. The former Steelers great battled drug and alcohol issues during his time with the team.
Haselrig was a star wrestler in college. He was a six-time NCAA wrestling champion – the only athlete with that distinction – during his time at Pitt-Johnstown.
Carlton played around with where to line Haselrig up, Pittsburgh eventually settled on the offensive line. That moved paid off as the former standout wrestler became a stalwart on the Steelers o-line.
He took home Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors after a dominant season in 1992. He eventually played for the New York Jets before retiring and starting a career in mixed martial arts.
Our thoughts are with the Haselrig family.
Winning The Ballon d’Or Have Been One Of My Childhood Dreams – Benzema
Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema has spoken on what the Ballon D’Or award means to him. Benzema in an interview...
What Mbappe’s Mother Said About His Contract Extension With PSG
Champions League: Messi Reveals What They Need To Do In PSG To Play Better
Worked So Hard, Didn’t See My Family For So Long – What Usyk Said After Defeating Anthony Joshua
EPL: Why I Left Chelsea & Joined Lyon – Emerson
Man Utd Carabao Cup Exit: What We Must Do For The Other Competitions Ahead – Bruno Fernandes
LaLiga: Why Our Match Against Granada Ended In A Draw – Ronald Koeman
Lady Du Celebrates Her Daughter’s Fifth Birthday In Style (Photos)
Lady Du’s daughter, Mia celebrated her fifth birthday yesterday and the singer had to surprise her with a breathtaking birthday...
What Universal Music Did To My Career – Heavy K
Afro House hitmaker, Heavy K has opened up on what he went through in the hands of his former record...
Stop Playing With Me – A Reece Warns Haters
South Africa Hip Hop music star, A Reece has sent a warning to all haters who said he became irrelevant...
I Only Do Amapiano When The Money Is Right – Prince Kaybee
South African music producer who has been going through lashes by his fans after he announced that he is working...
DJ Maphorisa Wants To Know Why Shimza Is Making Music Alone
DJ Maphorisa says he wants to know why his fellow music producer, Shimza is making music alone as he ought...
Oscar Mbo Steps Out With His Son In A Matching Outfit (Photos)
South African record producer, Oscar Mba was seen having a good time with his little son as both rocks the...
13-Story Residential Buiding In Taiwan Comepletly Razed Down By Fire, 46 Reportedly Dead
Taiwan: No fewer than 46 people lost their lives after a fire incident in a residential building in Southern Taiwan...