Chicago Bears DE Gaines Adams dies in SC at 26

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2007 first round draft pick Defensive End Gaines Adams smiles during a news conference Monday morning April 30, 2007 in Tampa, Fla. Gaines played college football at Clemson. (Chris O'Meara)

January 17, 2010 2:34:14 PM PST
Gaines Adams, an All-American defensive end at Clemson whose career never blossomed in the NFL with Chicago and Tampa Bay, died Sunday after going into cardiac arrest. He was 26.