College football player dies after collapsing in conditioning drill
Sad news to pass along out of Virginia.
HBCU Gameday reports that Virginia Union University has announced that 19-year-old Quandarius Wilburn died after collapsing during a conditioning session on Sunday
“The Virginia Union University family is heartbroken about the passing of a freshman student and football player on Sunday, August 8, 2021,” VUU’s statement read, per HBCU Gameday. “Our primary concern is the well-being of the family and fellow students impacted by this tragedy. Virginia Union stands ready to provide support in any way necessary and available as families and students work to process this devastating loss.”
Wilburn was a freshman from Wadley, Georgia. He played for Jefferson County High School.
A VUU letter obtained by WRIC 8 News states that that the team had breakfast, went to church and ate lunch before Sunday’s conditioning workout. A cause of death has not been announced.