Former Clemson standout Adrian Dingle has died.
The program announced Thursday that Dingle died at the age of 45. He passed away Tuesday. A cause of death isn’t known at this time for the former Tigers superstar.
Dingle was a dominant defensive end for the Tigers in the 1990s. He started 34 games for the Tigers at defensive end and set a sack record at 10.5 in 1998. He was a second-team All-ACC player his senior season. By the time he left Clemson, he had 180 tackles and 23 sacks.
After his college career, Dingle spent several seasons playing for the San Diego Chargers. He retired from the NFL with 14.5 sacks and a total of 95 tackles.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Dingle’s family and friends during this incredibly tough time. Check back for more updates on the situation as we have them.