Miramar Football Lineman Dies During Conditioning

MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – Tragedy struck the Miramar High School Patriots football team Tuesday evening.

Offensive lineman Isaiah Laurencin was attending a football conditioning drill at Miramar High. Laurencin told coaches that he wasn’t feeling well, according to Broward Schools public information officer Nadine Drew.

Laurencin was sidelined for the greater part of the session and collapsed when the session was over and everyone was preparing to leave.

He was taken to Memorial West where he died Wednesday at 1:40 a.m. Doctors from Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital came to see Laurencin at Memorial West, CBS4’s Joan Murray reported.

According to his family, Laurencin was experiencing cramps and contacted them. The family was on their way to pick him up. Shortly after, he started vomiting and went into cardiac arrest, the family told Murray.

Laurencin stood 6’3” and weighed 286 pounds, according to his recruiting profile on Scout.com.

The cause of death for Laurencin is unknown.


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