Maryland DB hospitalized as precaution after falling ill during team workout

first_img Former Texas quarterback Shane Buechele transferring to SMU I get to go home today 🙏🏾💯— Boone (@_SavageRay) February 6, 2019He also provided an update Thursday as he said in a statement that he’s “doing just fine,” adding, “My blood sugar was low and I went to the hospital just to be cautious.”The incident occurred more than eight months after offensive lineman Jordan McNair suffered heat stroke during the team’s practice May 29. McNair died two weeks later at age 19. Former head coach DJ Durkin was fired in November, a day after he was reinstated from administrative leave, following a lengthy investigation into the cause of McNair’s death. Former Alabama offensive coordinator Michael Locksley was hired to replace Durkin in December. “A student-athlete was transported to the hospital for precautionary measures during an afternoon workout on Tuesday, February 5th,” Maryland athletic department spokeswoman Jessica Jennings wrote Thursday in an email obtained by The Baltimore Sun. “The student was accompanied to the hospital by our medical training staff and team physician, and was released the following day.” Boone, a redshirt freshman, tweeted about leaving the hospital Wednesday as he wrote, in part, “I get to go home today.” Former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops takes over XFL franchisecenter_img Maryland defensive back Raymond Boone was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after he fell ill during a team workout Tuesday afternoon. Boone’s illness was not believed to be heat-related as he was working out with teammates inside the Cole Field House practice facility, though he was placed in an ice bath before he was taken to a hospital as a precautionary measure, according to The Baltimore Sun, which cited unidentified sources.  Related Newslast_img

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