Frostburg State University Football Player Derek Sheely Dies Aft - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Frostburg State University Football Player Derek Sheely Dies After Collapsing During Practice

Posted:

A Frostburg State University football player has died after collapsing during practice.

School President Jonathan Gibralter announced the death of Derek Sheely in a campus email sent Monday. He called Sheely a "truly exemplary human being."

Sheely collapsed Aug. 22 after being escorted from the field. He died late Sunday at the University of Maryland's R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

He was fullback for the Bobcats and a senior majoring in history and political science. Sheely was from Germantown.

Gibralter said Sheely's family sent him a message saying that he had "never run from a challenge and he fought this with everything he had."

Powered by WorldNow
Untitled

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices