University of Maryland suspends football coach, others as player’s heatstroke death is investigated

University of Maryland suspends football coach, others as player’s heatstroke death is investigated

The campus of the University of Maryland in College Park (CNN)The University of Maryland has placed head football coach D.J. Durkin and members of the athletics staff on administrative leave during an investigation of the death by heatstroke of a football player.Jordan McNair of McDonogh High School in September 2016. Jordan McNair, 19, died June…

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Sources: Maryland’s McNair died of heatstroke

Sources: Maryland’s McNair died of heatstroke

Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair showed signs of extreme exhaustion, had difficulty standing upright while running a set of 110-yard sprints and was found to have a body temperature of 106 degrees at a local hospital before he died of heatstroke suffered during a football workout, multiple sources told ESPN. The 19-year-old from Randallstown, Maryland,…

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