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Former Penn State Player Stabbed To Death In Philadelphia

A former Penn State football player was killed this week in Philadelphia, according to news reports.

Sean Schellenger, who played in one game for the Nittany Lions as a reserve quarterback in 2000, was stabbed to death on Thursday night, according to the Associated Press. Schellenger was a real estate developer in Philly.

According to the AP, via the New York Times, Schellenger was in a Mercedes-Benz near Rittenhouse Square when he and two other people left the vehicle because another car was blocking the road.

He was found lying in the road, bleeding from a stab wound in his back.

Police say Schellenger and two others exited the vehicle because another car was blocking the road when the bicyclist arrived and a dispute erupted.

Police say the man on the bike pulled a large knife from a backpack and stabbed Schellenger. The man fled on foot.

Police are looking into whether the man was a delivery person, as a food-warming bag was left near the bike.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Schellenger's friends and family, as well as the Penn State football program.

May he rest in peace.