Jameim Winston was the youngest player in the NFL history to record a 300-yard game and the youngest quarterback in NFL history with a passer rating of over 100.
In addition to playing for the Bucs, he was also a member of the Detroit Lions and the Green Bay Packers.
In the end, Winston suffered from a serious mental illness that left him hospitalized, and he died in his sleep in a hospital in New York on Sunday night.
Winston had suffered from severe mental illness in the past and was not allowed to attend any football games for the entirety of his career.
He suffered from depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, panic disorder and a fear of crowds, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
He had a history of suicide attempts and attempted suicide in the last two years.
He was hospitalized with a heart condition, and his family has not commented on his death.
He played college football at North Carolina State University, and played his final game as a college football player in 2016.