How did Dahrran Diedrick die? Canadian football running back cause of death explained

Dahrran Diedrick
Dahrran Diedrick died at the age of 44


Dahrran Diedrick, a former professional running back in the Canadian Football League (CFL), passed away today. Let’s see how did the player die and his cause of death in detail.

How did Dahrran Diedrick die?

Dahrran Diedrick, a former Canadian football running back passed away from brain cancer at the age of 44.

Reginald L Hunt posted a tribute to Diedrick on social media in the following statement,

RIP to my brother Dahrran Diedrick .. we formed a brotherhood that can never be broken in Montreal.. you were a good person. A good friend. And you will be missed for sure. Thank you for a being a part of some of my favorite memories. Love u bro.

Who was Dahrran Diedrick?

Dahrran Diedrick was a former professional Canadian football running back in the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was born on January 11, 1979, in Canada.

He was selected by the Edmonton Eskimos in the third round of the 2002 CFL Draught and later signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2003.

Diedrick spent eight seasons with the Montreal Alouettes, where he won two Grey Cups. He participated in Nebraska’s collegiate football team.

Dahrran also played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Green Bay Packers, and Washington Redskins. In 2014, he was diagnosed with hepatosplenic gamma-delta T-cell lymphoma, which caused his professional football career to end during the CFL season.

After undergoing numerous rounds of chemotherapy and having his enormous spleen removed in August 2015, he received a stem cell transplant in June 2016 with his daughter Dominique serving as the donor.

As of September 2017, he was in better health and he worked as the Toronto Argonauts’ strength and conditioning coach during the 2017 campaign.

Dahrran Diedrick cause of death:

Dahrran Diedrick passed away shortly after 2:00 AM on June 24, 2023, at Toronto General Hospital surrounded by family and friends. He was 44 years old.

Diedrick had hepatosplenic gamma-delta T-cell lymphoma, a very uncommon and aggressive variant of the disease that develops in the spleen or liver. He was cancer free from 2017 and he was diagnosed with a brain cancer last year.

Diedrick cause of death was a brain cancer. Tributes flooded social media after his demise news broke out.

Condolences to Dahrran Diedrick:

Randee Drew posted,

RIP Dahrran gone too soon will miss you teammate. Always enjoyed life and was a joy to be around. Till the next time sir rest easy brother. #teammate#brother#MTL

Selwyn Pieters posted,

Dahrran Diedrick died shortly after 2:00 AM on June 24, 2023 at the Toronto General Hospital surrounded by family and friends. RIP – DD. #gbr #Huskers #Nebraska #Alouettes #WashingtonRedskins #greenbaypackers #Nebraskahuskers #cornhuskers #torontoargos #CFL #NFL

Eric Forest posted,

We lost one of our brothers today
RIP Dahrran
You were a joy in that locker room.
“No one but Diedrick!”

Laura Naslund commented,

So sorry to hear this, my condolences to all!!

Shawn Gallant posted,

So sad to hear this. He was a great teammate


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