Wednesday, December 30, 2009

OU's Steve 'Dr Death' Williams Dies at Age 49

Former Sooner, pro wrestler Steve 'Dr Death' Williams passes away: Steve "Dr. Death" Williams, a flamboyant University of Oklahoma player and wrestler who became a professional wrestling star, has died. Williams, 49, died Tuesday after a battle with throat cancer. He was an All-Big Eight offensive guard for OU coach Barry Switzer and a All-American heavyweight wrestler for Sooner coach Stan Abel. He took the Dr. Death persona and carved a 20-year career as a professional wrestler, first in the U.S. and then overseas. Williams attended OU from 1978-82. (The Oklahoman)
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