Former NFL running back, Cedric Benson, dies in motorcycle crash

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AUSTIN, Tx. (WCJB)-- Cedric Benson, a former NFL running back and fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft, died in Austin over the weekend. He was 36.

Benson's attorney told ESPN that he died in a motorcycle crash Saturday night. He did not have details of the accident.

Benson, who is ranked second in the University of Texas' history for most rushing yards, played for the Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers in the NFL. He also led the Bengals to the playoffs in 2011.

Benson finished his NFL career with 6,017 yards and 32 touchdowns.