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Jason Garrett Pays Tribute to Marion Barber III After Tragic News

was rocked yesterday by the tragic news of III's untimely passing. There was outpouring of condolences and love for the former Dallas throughout , and a particularly touching tribute came from .

Barber was found dead in his home yesterday during a wellness check by Frisco, TX police. The cause of death has not yet been disclosed. He was only 38 years old.

Garrett was from 2007-2010, Marion's last four seasons with the Cowboys. It was in 2010 that Jason became interim after was fired. Barber was released the following .

In their four years together, Garrett witnessed and benefitted from Barber's memorably punishing, relentless running style. Marion went to his only in 2007 during Jason's first year as offensive coordinator.

In the wake of Barber's death, Garrett shared the following through his personal Twitter account:

Earlier this morning, also added his thoughts on Marion Barber's passing. Parcells was Dallas' head coach in 2005 when Barber was drafted and also coached him in 2006.

These are just a sample of the many kind words from former coaches and teammates shared following Barber's death.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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