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Police Release New Details On Death Of Georgia Tech Player

A general view of Georgia Tech football field at Bobby Dodd Stadium ahead of an ACC game against Pitt football.

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 02: A general view of Bobby Dodd Stadium during the game between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Pittsburgh Panthers on November 2, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Last weekend, the Georgia Tech football program suffered a tremendous loss with the death of senior defensive tackle Brandon Adams. Now, we have more information on Adams' death.

According to police, Adams was in the middle of performing a dance routine when he collapsed and died last Friday. Georgia Tech announced his death on Sunday.

Adams was on campus when he collapsed. An autopsy reportedly did not indicate any foul play.

Via the Associated Press:

There was nothing in Adams’ autopsy to indicate foul play and no evidence to warrant a criminal investigation, Atlanta police spokesman James H. White III said in a statement to The Associated Press.

The autopsy was conducted Monday by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which did not rule on the cause of death. Police are awaiting the results of toxicology and other lab reports before deciding if further action is warranted.

Adams had started three games in 2018 and was expected to play a major role this upcoming season.

“Our hearts are broken by the sudden passing of Brandon Adams. He was a tremendous teammate and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time,” Georgia Tech said in a statement when confirming Adams' passing.

Our thoughts and prayers remain with Adams' family and the Georgia Tech program.