Fu­neral ser­vices set for Salaam

The Denver Post - - SPORTS - By Nick Kos­mider

A pub­lic fu­neral ser­vice for for­mer Uni­ver­sity of Colorado foot­ball star and Heis­man Tro­phy win­ner Rashaan Salaam will be held Fri­day.

The ser­vice will start at noon at the Is­lamic Cen­ter of Boul­der, 5495 Base­line Road. Mourn­ers plan­ning to at­tend are asked to ar­rive by 11:45 a.m.

Af­ter the ser­vice will be a pub­lic pro­ces­sion to Moun­tain View Me­mo­rial Park, 3016 Kalmia Ave. in Boul­der.

Salaam was 42 when he died Mon­day of a sus­pected sui­cide. His body was found at Boul­der’s Eben G. Park — 2 miles from Fol­som Field, where he rushed for 2,055 yards and 24 touch­downs as a Heis­man-win­ning ju­nior in 1994.

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