College sports has lost one member.

Emporia State University’s Athletics Department is in mourning for the loss of a redshirt freshman football player Brexten Green. According to Kansas’s school website, the student-athlete died in July after a Grand Lake accident. He was only 20 years of age. 

“It’s a terrible day for Emporia State football and just a devastating loss for the Green family,” ESU football coach Garin HigginsThe university shared the statement in a statement. Brexten was an outstanding teammate and cared deeply about the football program. He was a great teammate and had a competitive spirit. His work ethic, willingness to help his fellow players and willingness to give back showed it. He’ll always be part of our Hornet football team.” 

The Grand River Dam Authority received a call at around 6:30 p.m. on July 2 regarding a man who had been cliff jumping at Grand Lake, according to Oklahoma news outlet KFOR. Per the news organization, witnesses said the individual didn’t resurface and rescue crews found the man’s body in approximately 31 feet of water, with friends and family identifying the individual as Green.

CelebHomes News reached out to Grand River Dam Authority, but they have not yet responded.