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Maryland Reveals Details Of Workout That Led To Jordan McNair's Death

A general view of Maryland's football stadium during a game against Georgia Tech.

COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 03: A general view of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Maryland Terrapins game at Byrd Stadium on November 3, 2012 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The University of Maryland football program is dealing with the tragic death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair. McNair died Wednesday after being hospitalized following a team workout on May 29.

McNair underwent a liver transplant while he was hospitalized and was "fighting for his life" according to a GoFundMe set up by his family. Tragically, he passed away.

Maryland held a press conference this afternoon to discuss the circumstances surrounding McNair's death. The university is conducting a review, and it is still ongoing.

According to Maryland Executive AD Damon Evans, McNair participated in a supervised team workout which included a "baseline conditioning activity" that consisted of 10 110s (110-yard sprints). McNair completed the workout, but trainers noticed he was having difficulty recovering, at which point Evans said they began supporting active recovery.

McNair was then transferred to the training room for additional care and 911 was dialed.

Maryland did not reveal the cause of McNair's death.

We will update you with any further details as they emerge.