Morgan State University Football Player Dies

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BALTIMORE — Morgan State University says a football player who was hospitalized following a workout has died.

Television station WBFF-TV reports 18-year-old Marquese Meadow died Sunday. Morgan State University spokesman Clint Coleman says Meadow had been hospitalized since becoming disoriented during a workout two weeks ago. Coleman says Meadow had been improving but took a turn for the worse Saturday.

A freshman defensive lineman, Meadow was from Washington, D.C.

Funeral plans have not yet been announced.

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