MSU football player dies from injury sustained during game

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KFDX) - The Midwestern State University school paper, the Wichitan Online, is reporting on its twitter account Robert Grays died Tuesday night from injuries sustained in Saturday's game against Texas A&M Kingsville.  As of Tuesday night there was no official statement from the University.

Grays, a sophomore football player at Midwestern State University, sustained a serious neck injury while going in for a tackle with just over 3 minutes to go in a game against Texas A&M Kingsville.  He was initially transported to United Regional hospital in Wichita Falls before being flown to a Houston hospital Sunday.
 

In an earlier statement from MSU:

We all know you share the concern of the well-being of MSU sophomore Robert Grays who was injured in last night’s football game. Robert is bolstered by the presence of his family and teammates.
 
The injury of any student, especially in such a public manner, greatly affects us all. We know you will join us in keeping of Robert and his family in your thoughts and prayers. We are in contact with Robert’s family, and have offered any assistance the university can provide.
 
Likewise, we stand with our athletes, coaching staff, and Robert’s friends and classmates during this time. Counseling and support services are available to all members of the Midwestern community. 


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