Shane Dronett

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Overview

Shane Dronett

Date of birth
Jan 12, 1971

Date of death
Jan 21, 2009 (age 38)

Ht: 6'6"Wt: 300 lbs.

Birthplace
Orange, TX

Hometown
Bridge City, TX

College
University of Texas at Austin

High school
Bridge City

Summary
Shane Dronett (January 12, 1971 - January 21, 2009) was an American football defensive lineman, who played for the NFL's Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons between 1992 and 2002...
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Awards

NFC Champion
Atlanta Falcons
1998

Playing career
Atlanta FalconsDefensive End, Defensive Tackle

Detroit LionsDefensive End, Defensive Tackle

Denver BroncosDefensive Tackle, Defensive End

Texas FootballDefensive Line

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FB John Henry of Baylor v Chris Rapp #63, Shane Dronett #81 & Lance Gunn #16 of Texas_1991.jpg
FB John Henry of Baylor v Chris Rapp #63, Shane Dronett #81 & Lance Gunn #16 of Texas_1991.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Jun 04, 2012
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Updated personal notes for Shane Dronett
Edited the personal notes for Shane Dronett.
  • Added nicknames: "Gator"
by thesemers Mar 18, 2012
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Minnesota's David Palmer is upended by the Falcons Randy Fuller, top and Shane Dronett during the third quarter of their NFC Championship game at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Sunday Jan. 17, 1999. Photo: Brant Sanderlin
by rockinfish Oct 11, 2011
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Shane Dronett #81 of Texas v QB Cale Gundy of OU 1991.jpg
Shane Dronett #81 of Texas v QB Cale Gundy of OU 1991.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Oct 07, 2011
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NFL players who have suffered from a football-related brain condition (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson had a seizure that was thought to be caused from dehydration. Unfortunately, it was discovered Patterson has brain arteriovenous malformation. This condition will need radiation or surgery.
Yahoo! Sports, Aug 05, 2011
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1990 Texas Defensive end Shane Dronett 1990 Texas Defensive end Shane Dronett Hooks a Horned Frog Texas end Shane Dronett goes after Texas Tech QB Robert Hall
by Hearndon Apr 28, 2011
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Former NFL player Shane Dronett had brain disease (The National Football Post)
The late NFL defensive lineman Shane Dronett suffered from brain disease prior to his suicide at age 38 two...
Yahoo! Sports, Apr 02, 2011
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Texas Longhorns_1989 recruiting class_part 1.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Dec 07, 2010
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Left to right, bottom to top: Kevin Smith, back, Texas A&M, Dale Carter, back, Tennessee; Mike Hopkins, Anson Mount Scholar/Athlete, Illinois; Steve Tovar, linebacker, Ohio St.; Will White, back, Florida; Jason Hanson, place kicker/punter, Washington St.;...
by thesemers Feb 06, 2011
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Shane Dronett pressures OU quarterback Shane Dronett Texas Longhorns
by Hearndon Jan 27, 2011
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Falcons bring back memories of the '98 Dirty Birds (The Canadian Press)
ATLANTA - They were known as the "Dirty Birds," a colorful cast of characters who came closer than any other team to bringing a Super Bowl championship to Atlanta.
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 18, 2010
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Falcons bring back memories of the '98 Dirty Birds (AP)
They were known as the "Dirty Birds," a colorful cast of characters who came closer than any other team to bringing a Super Bowl championship to Atlanta. Now they're rooting on a new group of Falcons to win that last game of the season. "I still say...
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 17, 2010
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DE Shane Dronett of Texas v QB Robert Hall of Texas Tech 1991.jpg
DE Shane Dronett of Texas v QB Robert Hall of Texas Tech 1991.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Dec 03, 2010
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DB Lance Gunn #16, DE Jeff Higgins #31, DE Shane Dronett #81, DB Bubba Jacques #25 and DB Grady Cavness #21 of Texas versus TCU 1991.
by Rt 53 veer pass Aug 28, 2010
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by nailboys May 09, 2010
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Updated the main image for Shane Dronett
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by nailboys May 09, 2010
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Falcons bring back memories of the '98 Dirty Birds (PA SportsTicker)
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 17, 2010
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