Former NFL Star Killed in Action

By: ABC News
By: ABC News

Pat Tillman gave up his NFL career and a multi million-dollar contract to join the Army and fight in the Middle East.

Tillman was killed in a firefight in Afghanistan Thursday.

Fans came by and left messages for his team and family.

Tillman, 27, is survived by his wife, Marie. The former Arizona Cardinal and Arizona State University Alumnus is remembered as an inspiration on and off the field.

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