Stetson University football player dies, school says

According to a statement from Stetson University, a football player for the school has died.

After football practice began on Monday, Nicholas Adam Blakely, 19, complained of not feeling well and collapsed on the sidelines, according to a statement from the university.  He was transported by ambulance to Florida Hospital DeLand.

Any students or staff needing counseling can contact (386-822-8900 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  For the full statement from Stetson University President Dr. Wendy B. Libby, CLICK HERE.