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Former D2 Championship LB D.J. Gnader is dead at 29

D.J. Gnader a former small school linebacker has passed away at the age of 29.

D.J. Gnader died at the age of 29, according to multiple reports.

The former Northwest Missouri State Bearcat linebacker was a key member of the 2013 national championship team.

Back in 2015, Gnader was a first team All-MIAA peformer and was named second team all-region from both Daktronics and Don Hansen.

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