Former Huskies football star Reggie Rogers found dead

October 24, 2013 

Reggie Rogers, a former University of Washington football All-American and first-round NFL draft pick, has died.

According to a police source, Rogers died of an overdose.

He was found on a porch at a home, possibly near 27th and East Yesler Way in the Central District.

Rogers, who killed three teenagers in a DUI crash a year after being drafted by the Detroit Lions, had a criminal history that includes six DUI convictions.

He was recently charged with domestic violence assault.

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