posted on May, 22 2005 @ 06:22 PM
Former Los Angeles Rams running back David Lang, who also played on the Dallas Cowboys' Super Bowl XXX championship team, was killed in a shooting,
police said Saturday.
Lang, 37, was shot and killed following an apparent argument with an acquaintance Thursday near his Stone Mountain home, about 20 miles northeast of
Atlanta, said police Lt. L.J. Florea.
Mario Holmes, 20, was arrested and charged with murder, according to Sgt. J. Germano of the DeKalb Police Department. Lang was shot twice, Germano
Lang, a 12th-round draft pick from Northern Arizona University in 1990, played four years in Los Angeles before spending the 1995 season with the
In 1992, Lang rushed for 203 yards on 33 carries for the Rams. He also caught 18 passes for 283 yards and scored six touchdowns.
Lang was the special teams captain for the Cowboys' Super Bowl victory over Pittsburgh following the 1995 season.
What a shame, so young.