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Former OSU Kicker Cary Blanchard Dies

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Former Oklahoma State kicker and punter Cary Blanchard died on Tuesday suddenly at the age of 47.

There are unconfirmed reports his death was caused by a heart attack.

Blanchard was a three-time All-Big Eight selection for the Cowboys from 1988 to 1990, and went on to play nine seasons in the National Football League.

Blanchard made the Pro Bowl in 1997 as a member of the Indianapolis Colts.

He also played for New Orleans, New York Jets, Washington, the New York Giants, and Arizona.

Blanchard ranks in the top five at OSU in career scoring, extra points, extra points attempted, field goals, and field goals attempted.

Blanchard was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and went to L.D. Bell High School in Hurst, Texas.