Fox football analyst Terry Bradshaw did not take part in the network's coverage Sunday after his son-in-law died the night before.
Fox issued a statement about the absence, explaining that the former Pittsburgh Steelers legend "flew home to take care of his family." During their pregame coverage Sunday, broadcasters on both Fox and CBS offered their condolences to Bradshaw and his family.
On June 6, 1976 he married former Olympic figure skater Jojo Starbuck, born Alicia Starbuck on February 14, 1951 in Birmingham, Alabama.
He married his first wife Melissa Babish on February 11, 1972, their marriage didn’t produce any children and ended in 1974.
Melissa Babish, a former beauty queen was Miss Teenage America 1969.
Bironas lost control of his car and went off the road at 11pm, colliding with several trees and flipping upside down, according to a government news release.
He was announced dead upon arrival at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre. His death was confirmed on his official Twitter account, which posted: “It’s w/ heavy hearts that we confirm the passing RB # 2 We appreciate your respect for the family’s privacy and your prayers at this time.”In June Bironas had married Rachel Bradshaw, the daughter of legendary quarterback Terry Bradshaw.
Bradshaw was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996.