Clovis Native Daryle Lamonica died at the age of 80, family confirms.
Former Raiders Quarterback and NFL All-Pro Daryle Lamonica had a natural death. Police and an ambulance were called to inspect his natural death.
Fox26 News was the first to release the death news of Daryle Lamonica, which Lamonica’s son later confirmed.
Former Raiders great Lamonica died in Fresno, California, at his home, followed by family on his side.
Lamonica, nicknamed ‘Mad Bomber,’ led the Raiders to one AFL championship and four-straight Western Division titles. (1967-1970) II.
Moreover, his four back-to-back western division titles took the Riders to the Super Bowl.
Title ‘Mad Bomber’ became his recognization because of his great sportsmanship and a strong arm. However, he got that ability to stretch the field vertically.
Lamonica grew up in the central valley, where he played as an all-state quarterback at the Clovis High School.
Later in 1974, the school named the stadium after him.
In 1966 before the NFL merger Lamonica was drafted by Green Bay Packers and the Buffalo Bills.
He inked a deal with the Bills and eventually moved on to the Oakland Raiders.