Michael Payton

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Birthday
5, 1970
Birthplace
Harrisburg, PA
Death Date
Sep 27, 2018 (48)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
5, 1970
Birthplace
Harrisburg, PA
Death Date
Sep 27, 2018 (48)

About

Quarterback who won the 1992 Walter Payton Award for best Division I-AA player while playing for Marshall University. He had a brief stint with the Dallas Cowboys, which was cut short by compartment syndrome.

Before Fame

He decided to attend Marshall after a campus visit, in which he fell in love with the people and the school.

Trivia

He played one year of professional football, for the AFL's Florida Bobcats.

Family Life

He was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He passed away from cancer after 12 treatments for the disease.

Associated With

He is one of Marshall's most successful football players, along with superstar Randy Moss.