Nick Buoniconti Death Cause and Date

Nick Buoniconti's Death

Born (Birthday) December 15, 1940

Death Date July 30, 2019

Age of Death 78 years

Cause of Death Pneumonia

Place of Death Bridgehampton, New York, United States

Profession Football Player

The football player Nick Buoniconti died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame NFL middle linebacker who played for the Boston Patriots from 1962 until 1968 and the Miami Dolphins from 1969 until 1976.

He was initially deemed too small by NFL scouts.

He made an immediate impact when drafted and was voted AFL Rookie of the Year in 1962.

His son Marc suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury in 1985 while playing for The Citadel.

He made his first NFL Pro Bowl game in 1973, and OJ Simpson was named the game’s MVP.

How did Nick Buoniconti die?

Death. Buoniconti died of pneumonia on July 30, 2019, in Bridgehampton, New York, at the age of 78.