Nashville (AP) -- Joe Majors of the famed Majors football family in Tennessee died today at his home in Nashville.
Majors, a one-time state lawmaker who most recently was a lobbyist in the General Assembly, was 70.
Majors, an attorney, was the brother of ex-University of Tennessee football coach and player Johnny Majors.
Joe Majors was a quarterback at both Florida State and the University of Alabama and the old Houston Oilers.
He'd been ill with cancer.
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