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Coroner: Former USC punter died from blood clot in lungs

Max Runager (Source: Dukes Harley Funeral Home) Max Runager (Source: Dukes Harley Funeral Home)
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    Max Runager (Source: University of South Carolina Athletics)Max Runager (Source: University of South Carolina Athletics)

    A former Gamecock and pro football player has passed away. Details are limited, but those close with Max Runager's family tell us the former Gamecock punter has died.

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    A former Gamecock and pro football player has passed away. Details are limited, but those close with Max Runager's family tell us the former Gamecock punter has died.

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ORANGEBURG, SC (WIS) -

Former USC punter and Super Bowl champion Max Runager died of a blood clot in his lungs, according to the Orangeburg County Coroner Sean Fogle.  

Fogle said the blood clot came from an injury Runager sustained recently. 

Runager spent 10 years in the NFL in Philadelphia, San Francisco and Cleveland. He punted for two Super Bowl teams during his career: the Eagles in 1980 and the 49ers in 1984.

Runager passed away at the age of 61 on Friday, June 30.  His funeral will be held Thursday at the Dukes-Harley Funeral Home in in Orangeburg. 

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