Football Player Dies After Injury

Oklahoma sophomore died a day after breaking his leg in practice.
1:22 | 10/14/11

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It was an accident on the football field. Ryan Smith a junior varsity linemen broke his leg at practice on Tuesday. Ryan was playing offensive tackle we understand He was hit from behind by another student and broke both his tibia and -- Ambulance rushed him to the hospital the sixty year old made it home. But the next day Wednesday somehow some way the worst that could happen did. Unbelievable. -- to believe that market would have -- Ryan died a vibrant sixteen year old who loves his friends family and football suddenly gone. My brother and his more from now they're just. -- -- -- -- under Spain and it was a sophomore at the board He spent his freshman year -- what Santa Fe high school. He played football they're two and also wrestled. Now it's his friends this rambling and an entire school community all -- wrestling with this sudden death. Well it is shocking because He was cleared physically to play football hall He was in good health He was -- He was a large -- He was He was in good shape. It's not clear yet how He died what hurts the most is walk. Is it He would He cared about people at -- -- hug at heart. I don't life. Cut short.

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