NFL World Reacts To Death Of Former Chiefs Star

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Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jim Lynch has died at the age of 76.

According to Rick Gosselin of Talk of Fame Network.

"RIP Jim Lynch, former Notre Dame All-America LB who went on to become a pro bowler with the KC Chiefs and starter on the defense that won Super Bowl IV,"

Gosselin wrote on Twitter on Thursday. "Knowing the gym in my years while covering the Chiefs in the 1970s.

Class act on and off the field.

He understood that there is more to life than football."

Playing alongside Hall of Fame linebackers Willie Lanier and Bobby Bell,

Lynch led Kansas City to Super Bowl IV victory.

The 1968 pro bowler compiled 17 interceptions and 14 fumble recoveries in 151 career games.

Kansas City inducted Lynch into the team's Hall of Honor in 1990.

Two years later, the former Notre Dame standout also made the College Football Hall of Fame.

Fans celebrated Lynch's life on and off the field after the sad news.

Rest in peace, Jim Lynch.