Ryan Wetnight has died, according to a statement posted online on May. 1, 2020.
Ryan Wetnight, a former football star at Hoover High, Fresno City College and Stanford before playing eight seasons in the NFL, died Friday after a long battle with cancer. He was 49.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Very sad news: Former #Bears TE Ryan Wetnight lost his battle with cancer this morning, passing away at the age of 49. Wetnight spent seven seasons with the Bears from 1993-99. He is survived by his wife, Stacey, and their two sons.
— Larry Mayer (@LarryMayer) May 1, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Devastating news on May 1, 2020.
Grace Brethren High football assistant coach Ryan Wetnight, a former NFL player with the Chicago Bears, has lost his battle with cancer.
— Acorn Sports (@TheAcornSports) May 1, 2020
We lost a great Ram this week.
Ryan Wetnight was loved and respected by many and will be remembered by us forever.
Hoover, Fresno City College, Stanford, Bears, Packers, Grace Brethren and so many others have felt his presence.
Rest peacefully Ryan￼ 🙏🏼#backwithdad pic.twitter.com/lvoJf7L2zR
— Fresno City Football (@goramfootball) May 1, 2020
I’m sad to report that former Hoover Patriot & Fresno City Ram, Ryan Wetnight, lost his battle to cancer this morning, he was 49. Wetnight went on to play 7 seasons with the Chicago Bears from ‘93-‘99. He is survived by his wife, Stacey & their two sons.
— PAG METER (@PAGMETER) May 1, 2020
Hoover Patriot alum Ryan Wetnight passed away. Thoughts and prayers from the entire Patriot family. https://t.co/9xZdRwpGWT
— Hoover Athletics (@HHSPatesAth) May 1, 2020
With Christ Now
Today I lost a friend and brother
— Josh (@5hendo) May 1, 2020