Ken Stabler has passed away at the age of 69 due to complications from colon cancer, and it’s a time of mourning in the NFL. Stabler was one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play — let alone one of the greatest Oakland Raiders to ever rock the black and silver.
Many have taken to Twitter to remember how impactful Stabler was on the game of football, but Stabler was more than just an Oakland Raider. He was also a great quarterback for the Univeristy of Alabama. He’ll forever be remembered by the Crimson Tide faithful who witnessed his college days.
Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban spoke out about Stabler’s passing and honored him.
Here is what Stabler’s family had to say.
Another former Crimson Tide quarterback took to Twitter.
Stabler’s former coach, John Madden, also honored him.
Stabler is forever immortalized as a cornerstone of the game of football, and his passing is deeply saddening.