Saturday, March 3, 2018

College football star Blain Padgett, 21, found dead in his apartment



Wow, 21 years old.  That's quite a shocker.
NY Post report Blain Padgett, a standout defensive end for the Rice Owls, has died, Rice University athletics confirmed. He was 21.

Padgett did not show up for a team workout Friday morning, and coaches were unable to contact him. He was found dead in his apartment. There has been no official cause of death named.

“Our team is devastated by this news,” Rice coach Mike Bloomgren said in a university statement. “All of my thoughts right now are how best to help Blain’s family and his teammates in this very difficult period.”


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