Rob Bironas, former Tennessee Titans kicker, was killed Saturday night near his Nashville home.
The 36-year old lost control of his SUV and crashed into several trees before landing upside down. The accident happened about a mile from his home.
Bironas was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
He signed with Tennessee in 2005 as an unrestricted free agent and was released by the Titans back in March. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 2008. He holds the NFL record for most field goals in a single game. In 2007, Bironas converted eight field goals against the Houston Texans.
Bironas played college football at Auburn and Georgia Southern. He played for the Tigers from 1997-1999. He would transfer to Georgia Southern and play one season with the Eagles. Bironas was a member of the 2000 NCAA Division 1-AA National Championship team.