Damion Cook, an NFL veteran and head Atholton football coach, died at age 36 after a heart attack on Friday.
Bruce Cummings, Cook's assistant coach at Atholton, confirmed that Cook died at his home on Friday morning after returning from a trip to visit his parents in Florida.
Cook played 26 games in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions as an offensive lineman from 2002 to 2008.
A Nashville native and Randallstown resident, Cook played at Bethune Cookman in Daytona Beach, Fla., and led the Wildcats to an appearance in the 1998 Heritage Bowl. He was signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2001. Cook had a memorable appearance...