How Nick Buoniconti Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Nick Buoniconti reached the respectable age of 78 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous football player.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame NFL middle linebacker who played for the Boston Patriots from 1962 until 1968 and the Miami Dolphins from 1969 until 1976.

He was initially deemed too small by NFL scouts.

He made an immediate impact when drafted and was voted AFL Rookie of the Year in 1962.

His son Marc suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury in 1985 while playing for The Citadel.

He made his first NFL Pro Bowl game in 1973, and OJ Simpson was named the game’s MVP.

How did Nick Buoniconti die?

Nick Buoniconti's death was caused by Pneumonia.

Death. Buoniconti died of pneumonia on July 30, 2019, in Bridgehampton, New York, at the age of 78.
Information about the death of Nick Buoniconti
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death78 years
ProfessionFootball Player
BirthdayDecember 15, 1940
Death dateJuly 30, 2019
Place of deathBridgehampton, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A