Todd Christensen, a former BYU star who was a 2nd round draft pick of the Dallas Cowboys in 1978 and went on to have a sterling career as a tight end, mostly with the Los Angeles Raiders, has passed away at the age of 57.
Former #BYU TE Todd Christensen passed away this morning due to complications from surgery. Our love & prayers are w/the Christensen family.
— BYU Cougars (@BYUcougars) November 13, 2013
Christensen was a 5-time Pro Bowler and won two Super Bowls. He went to the NFL TV booth briefly in the early 90s as a color analyst for NBC.