Maryland football player dies after collapsing during workout

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Maryland football player Jordan McNair has died at 19 (KTRK)

The University of Maryland announced Wednesday that football player Jordan McNair has passed away. McNair was a sophomore who collapsed during a workout and was hospitalized on May 29.

"He was an extremely talented football player and a humble and genuine human being," said Coach DJ Durkin.

McNair was a 6'4" offensive lineman who appeared in one game during the 2017 season. He received a liver transplant while hospitalized and the program kept his situation private at the request of McNair's family.

Counseling services will be provided for student-athletes and the staff.
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