A tight end for the Chicago Bears has a heavy heart after the shocking loss of his father who was killed after being struck by a train.
59-year-old Scott Harrington, who is the father of Scooter Harrington, was struck by a New York-bound train last week, according to reports.
“Harrington, 59, of Riverside, was struck near the Cos Cob station by a New York-bound train Wednesday. He is survived by his wife, Kathy, and two sons John “Jack” Harrington and Scott “Scooter” Harrington Jr.”
Scott played at Boston College and was the 1985 Captain of his football team that would go on to win the Cotton Bowl.
Scooter Harrington, a former Greenwich High School standout football player, played five seasons at Stanford University. He didn’t produce much in the passing game during his time at Stanford with only 17 catches for 103 yards and two touchdowns during his collegiate career.
He was signed as an undrafted free agent with the Chicago Bears.
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