The college football world was dealt a scare on Tuesday. Citadel football player DaSean Daniels collapsed during a spring practice and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. He remains in critical condition according to a report from The Post and Courier. The school says he is progressing well.
The freshman fullback reportedly underwent surgery in order to relieve pressure on his skull after being rushed by ambulance to Medical University Hospital following his collapse toward the end of a Tuesday practice.
“DaSean is an outstanding young man from a great family,” said Citadel coach Mike Houston. “The entire Citadel football community is praying for him and his family. He is an important part of The Citadel and our football family. We’ll support DaSean and his family during this difficult time.”
Unfortunately, these stories always seem to pop up every spring and again over the summer. The reason for Daniels’ collapse is unknown at this time, and whether it was weather-related or not is unconfirmed. For now, let’s hope for a full recovery for Daniels and go from there.