April 20, 2014

Minnesota Player Found Dead

( 4UMF NEWS ) Minnesota Player Found Dead:

Extremely sad news today out of Minnesota, where former Gophers linebacker Gary Tinsley was found dead in his on-campus apartment.

Tinsley, 22, was a senior last season who ranked second on the team with 87 tackles. He was still enrolled in school. Tinsley was a three-year starter who had 198 career tackles.

Minnesota officials and police are meeting with the media at this hour to discuss Tinsley’s death. There’s no official word yet on the cause of death. He was discovered in his bed this morning by his roommate.

We’ll have more on this story as further details emerge. For now, our thoughts and prayers are with Tinsley’s family and those on and around the Minnesota team.

Story @ ESPN