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Former Sooner, Denver Bronco, and Kansas City Chief Darius Johnson Dies At 48

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– Sooner, Denver Bronco, and Kansas City Chief, Darius Johnson has been confirmed dead on Social media

Information that reached our news desk this morning has it that Sooner, Denver Bronco, and Kansas City Chief Darius Johnson has passed away at the age of 48. Darius death was confirmed today in a social media post by online users.

His cause of death or what led to his sudden demise is not yet known as at the time of filing this report.

Darius was a fourth-round pick in 1996 from Terrell, TX and two time Super Bowl champion.

He played in 61 games for the Broncos from 1996 to 1999, during which he had two interceptions, both in 1998. One of his biggest games was a 1999 playoff game against the Miami Dolphins, where Johnson had a 44-yard interception return and caused a fumble which was returned for a touchdown.

Tributes Flood Twitter

Host and Producer on 98.1 FM, Matthew Meyer took to his Twitter to pen down her tribute to Darius.

In a series of tweets, she wrote – Rest in paradise former Sooner, Denver Bronco, and Kansas City Chief Darius Johnson. Fourth-round picks in 1996 from Terrell, TX and two time Super Bowl champion. If you know any of his teammates, hit them up. A lot of sad folks today.

Oklahoma co-offensive coordinator and Johnson’s teammate, Cale Gundy has also reacted to the death of Johnson.

In a series of tweets, Cale said the Sooner Nation has lost a great one. He said Johnson was a great friend and teammate.

Read His Tweets Below:-

Sooner Nation, we lost a great one this morning in Darrius Johnson. DJ played corner for the Sooners from 92-95. He went on to play in the NFL for 5 seasons & won 2 Super Bowls with the Broncos. DJ was a great friend, great teammate & an even better brother. Love ya DJ!.

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