COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — We’re now learning more about the University of Maryland football player who died weeks after passing out during a team workout.

Jordan McNair’s family says heatstroke caused his death.

The family made the announcement on their website.

They say he suffered the heatstroke during a team workout on May 29, before passing away on June 13.

An external review is being done in the wake of his death looking into the school’s procedures and team practices.

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  1. Bill Bell says:

    Keep it real simple. Shut down the entire Maryland football program for a MINIMUM of 3-5 years. THEN, hire coaches who KNOW how to conduct practices WITHOUT putting players lives at risk. It is NOT that hard. Too many couples want to be like hot shot hard nose old style no pain, no gain. NOW, U of Maryland AND coaches face lawsuits that will cost them MILLIONS of dollars. Bye-bye coaching staff.

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