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College football player dies after game in Ohio

Posted: 6:40 PM, Sep 17, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-17 23:08:37Z
College football player dies after game
College football player dies after game

A college football player from the College of Wooster in Ohio died on Sunday, after he was transported to the hospital following a game on Saturday. 

Clayton Geib, who was an All-Conference offensive lineman from London, Ohio, died at the age of 21. Geib was a three-year starter for NCAA Division III Wooster, starting in 33 games. 

According to the college's athletic department, Geib was transported to the hospital on Saturday after complaining that he did not feel well. The cause of his death is unknown. 

"Clayton was a wonderful student and member of the College of Wooster community, and beloved by many," said Sarah R. Bolton, Wooster's president, "Our hearts are breaking, and all our prayers and thoughts are with Clayton's family, teammates, and friends."

Wooster is located Northeast Ohio. Geib's death is the second among college football players in the area this year. 

In June, freshman Tyler Heintz died following football conditioning drills at Kent State. Heintz's cause of death was ruled as hyperthermia by a coroner. 

It was later discovered that Kent State employed a conditioning coach who could not produce proper credentials.