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Former Ohio State Football Captain Chico Nelson Passes Away At 46

Chico Nelson, a former captain of Ohio State's football team, passed away this morning. He was 46. 

He played at Ohio State from 1990-93 and was a three-year starter for the Buckeyes' defense, playing both safety positions. 

A cause of death has yet to be determined. Nelson passed away in Columbus. 

Some of Nelson's teammates at Ohio State reacted on Twitter to the sad news. 

">May 17, 2016

">May 17, 2016

An autopsy is reportedly scheduled for Wednesday morning.

">@11W an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday morning to determine Nelson's cause of death.

— Eric Seger (@EricSeger33)

Franklin County Coroner Dr. Anahi Ortiz told @11W an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday morning to determine Nelson's cause of death.

— Eric Seger (@EricSeger33) May 17, 2016

">May 17, 2016

Rest in peace, Chico.