Funeral, visitation planned for former Tulsa college NFL football player – FOX23 News

TULSA, Okla. –The funeral of a former University of Tulsa and NFL football player will be held Saturday in North Tulsa.

Cornell Webster played football for the Golden Hurricane from 1975 to 1977 and with the Seattle Seahawks from 1977 to 1980. He died July 7 of complications from CTE. He was 68 years old.

Webster played alongside teammates like Steve August, Steve Largent, Sherman Smith and Bill Gregory.

He founded the Cornell Webster Youth Foundation at Morning Star Baptist Church and has coached for the Mabee Center Boys & Girls Club, Edison Preparatory School and McClain High School.

A family spokesperson said Webster married Tulsa native Angelia “Jan” McCondichie and together they have four children.

The funeral will be held Saturday at the Morning Star Baptist Church near East Pine Street and North Peoria Avenue.

A public visitation will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home near East Admiral Boulevard and South Lewis Avenue.

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