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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Ducks tight end Spencer Webb has died after falling and striking his head on rock slides at a popular swimming lake near Eugene, Oregon.

Spencer Webb

Oregon Ducks tight end Spencer Webb (18) is shown after a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Arizona on Sept. 25, 2021, in Eugene, Ore. Webb has died after falling and striking his head on rock slides at a popular swimming lake near Eugene, Oregon. Authorities say the 22-year-old was unresponsive when they arrived at Triangle Lake on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, and found him about 100 yards down a steep trail. (AP Photo/Andy Nelson, File)

Authorities say the 22-year-old was unresponsive when they arrived at Triangle Lake on Wednesday afternoon and found him about 100 yards (91 meters) down a steep trail.

Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the death appears to be accidental. Webb was to play his fifth football season with the Ducks this fall and was expected to compete for the starting tight end spot. During his four seasons at Oregon, Webb recorded 31 receptions, 296 yards, and four touchdowns.



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