Former Heisman Winner Rashaan Salaam is dead at the age of 42

Former Colorado running back Rashaan Salaam, the 1994 Heisman Trophy winner, was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park.

He was 42. Boulder police said there were no signs of foul play.

This is a huge shock to the NFL world. Salaam was young, and it is a shame he is gone too soon.

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