WALTERBORO -- An autopsy showed that former NFL defensive tackle Norman Hand died of heart disease when he collapsed at his South Carolina home.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said Saturday the 37-year-old Hand's death was from natural causes.
Hand, who played at Walterboro High School, collapsed at his home in Walterboro on Friday morning and died about 90 minutes later at a local hospital. His family was with him when he died.
Hand 's 10-year NFL career included playing stints with the Dolphins, Saints, Chargers, Seahawks and Giants. Hand, who had 22 1/2 career sacks, was drafted in the fifth round by the Dolphins in 1995 after playing at Mississippi.
The Charleston County Gamecock Club will hold its spring meeting of the Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, and Colleton County clubs May 25 at the Charleston Marriott.
Athletic director Eric Hyman, football coach Steve Spurrier, men's basketball coach Darrin Horn and women's basketball coach Dawn Staley will be the featured speakers.
A buffet dinner will be served. Doors open at 5 p.m. for club members, 5:30 p.m. for general admission and dinner is at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person.
Go to charlestoncounty. gamecockclubs.com for info.
Top-seeded Radford won its second-straight Big South softball championship by defeating No. 3 Winthrop, 5-2, in Conway.