College Football Player Dies After Falling From 16th Floor Dorm Room

first_imgA closeup of a Nike Vapor Elite football sitting on a football field.(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)A Duquesne University football player named Marquis Brown died late Thursday night after falling from the 16th floor of a dormitory on campus. Brown was a junior running back for the team.Friday morning, Duquesne released a statement on the matter. The school reports that Brown jumped from a 16th floor window after campus police arrived due to a reported disturbance. He was transported to the hospital but later passed away from his injuries.It’s unclear why Brown jumped.Here’s the statement from the school:“The Duquesne University community is deeply saddened by the tragedy that occurred on campus on Thursday, October 4, at approximately 10:30 p.m. A student athlete on the University’s football team, Marquis Brown, a junior from Washington, D.C., in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts, jumped out of a 16th floor window of Brottier Hall after campus police arrived in response to a reported disturbance. Brown was transported to UMPC Mercy Hospital where he later died. Foul play is not suspected.”#DuquesneUniversity officials just released the following statement on #MarquisBrown’s death. Foul play is not suspected. City of Pittsburgh Police handling the investigation. @WPXI pic.twitter.com/dfn25iQnIk— Mike Holden (@WPXIMikeHolden) October 5, 2018Brown did not play in 2017, but he saw action in his team’s first game – against Lock Haven – on September 1. He had three carries for seven yards.The DeMatha family is mourning the loss of Marquis “Jaylen” Brown ’16. Prayers are requested for his family during this difficult time. We love you JB! ? #OneDeMathaForever pic.twitter.com/SJNV3KXiSg— Elijah Brooks (@DMCoachBrooks) October 5, 2018Our thoughts and prayers are with Brown’s family and friends.last_img read more

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Xavi Sabate leads Hungarian national team

Hungary got a new national team head-coach – Xavi Sabate! After Talant Dujshebaev, another Spaniard will lead the team, who missed to qualify for the Olympic Games in Rio. The current MVM Veszprem coach decided to accept dual role in the next few months with the only goal – to beat Serbia at World Championship 2017 Play-Off and qualify for France.Before June, Sabate will have chance to test his players only in April, when Hungary will meet France in friendly matches.-Our focus is to qualify for the World Championship, so rejuvenation isn’t in our plans right now – said Sabate on official presentation.His assistant coach will be promoted soon, and will be Hungarian.Sabate is in Hungary since 2012, firstly as assistant of Antonio Carlos Ortega in Veszprem, and then, as the first coach since September 2015. ← Previous Story 2019: Andreas Nilsson to stay in Veszprem Next Story → Samuel Honrubia to Tremblay Hungary handballXavi Sabate read more

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