The college football world received tragic news on Friday morning when a former player passed away.
Kaleb Boateng, a former offensive lineman at Clemson and Florida, passed away this week according to a statement from Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney. He was just 21 years old.
“We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Kaleb’s passing,” Swinney said in a statement. “This is a very tragic and sad situation. Our prayers are with his family.”
“While he was only here a couple of years before moving on, we remember Kaleb as being a good teammate and always having a good spirit to him. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and all of those who were blessed to know him.”
Details surrounding his death were not immediately known.
Boateng started his college football career at Clemson, where he played for two seasons. He eventually transferred to Florida to play for the Gators.
Our thoughts are with the Boateng family.