Georgia high school football player dead after collapsing after practice

August 1, 2006

A Rockdale County High School football player collapsed after practice at the school yesterday. Officials say the student passed out. He was pronounced dead at the hospital this morning.

His name has not been released. Officials say the temperature on the field was in the 90s when practice started.

There's no word on if the student has any medical problems that would have caused his death.