Max Tuerk, a former NFL offensive lineman, died at 26, his alma mater USC introduced Sunday.
The reason for loss of life was not disclosed by the faculty, however 247Sports activities reported that Tuerk collapsed whereas climbing.
USC tweeted: “#FightOnForever, Max Tuerk.”
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“The #TrojanFamily is terribly saddened by the news of Tuerk’s passing, gone too soon at the age of 26, and our thoughts, prayers and condolences are with his family,” the USC athletic division wrote.
Tuerk, a third-round draft choose within the 2016 NFL Draft by the Chargers, by no means performed a regular-season recreation with the workforce. He violated the league’s coverage on performance-enhancing substances and because of this, he was suspended the primary 4 video games of the 2017 season.
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The Chargers finally waived him and he signed with the Arizona Cardinals in November 2017. He performed in a single recreation for the Cardinals and the workforce reduce him a 12 months later.
Tuerk performed in 38 video games for USC, and was a first-team All-Pac-12 choice throughout his junior season.