Former NFL and Texas A&M running back Ira Valentine died of a heart attack Wednesday night, according to a report from Pro Football Talk.
He was 59 years old.
Valentine spent his college football career at Texas A&M where he played under head coach Jackie Sherrill. During his time with the Aggies, he had 486 yards and six total touchdowns.
After his Texas A&M career ended, Valentine was selected by the Oilers in the 12th round of the 1987 NFL Draft.
In his only season with the Oilers, Valentine had seven touches for 20 yards.