WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Parys Haralson died Monday, the team announced. He was 37. Haralson played for the Niners from 2006 to 2012. The Niners selected Haralson in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL draft with the 140th overall pick out of the University of Tennessee. Haralson was a two-time captain for the Vols and finished his career 5th in program history with 21 sacks.” In his seven seasons as an edge rusher in San Francisco’s 3-4 defense, Haralson appeared in 86 games, posting 295 tackles, 21.5 sacks, 4 fumble recoveries, 3 forced fumbles and 4 passes defended. Haralson capped off his playing career with two seasons as a member of the New Orleans Saints, to whom he was traded before the 2013 season. After his retirement, Haralson returned to the Bay Area and worked as the 49ers’ director of player engagement. Haralson’s cause of death was not immediately known.
Former NFL player Haralson deat at the age of 37
Sep 14, 2021