Cowboys great, Pro Football Hall of Famer Larry Allen dies at 52

A Dallas Cowboys great and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Larry Allen has died at 52.

Allen was on vacation with his family in Mexico on Sunday when he died suddenly.

The Cowboys released a statement:

The Dallas Cowboys are very saddened to share that Cowboys legend, Super Bowl Champion, Cowboys Ring of Honor member, and Pro Football Hall of Famer Larry Allen passed away suddenly while on vacation in Mexico with his family on Sunday. Larry, known for his great athleticism and incredible strength, was one of the most respected, accomplished offensive linemen to ever play in the NFL. His versatility and dependability were also signature parts of his career. Through that, he continued to serve as inspiration for many other players defining what it meant to be a great teammate, competitor and winner.

He was deeply loved and cared for by his wife, Janelle – whom he referred to as his heart and soul, his daughters Jayla and Loriana and son, Larry III.

The Jones family and the Cowboys extend their deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers to the Allen family and grieve along with the many other friends and Cowboys teammates that also loved Larry.

Allen was an 11-time Pro Bowler and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013. He played for the Cowboys from 1994-to-2005, winning a Super Bowl in 1995. He spent his final two seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.

Story originally appeared on Touchdown Wire