KARRAS DIES: Former Hawkeye Passes Away
Family, friends, and fans are remembering a former Iowa Hawkeye, NFL player, and actor.
A family spokesman has confirmed Alex Karras died Wednesday morning.
He battled kidney disease, heart disease, dementia, and for the last two years stomach cancer.
Karras was a four-time pro bowl defensive lineman, and later acted in movies, including Blazing Saddles, Porky’s, and Victor Victoria.
He and his wife Susan Clark also starred in the TV show Webster.