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Former MLS Player Dead At 35 From Reported Heart Attack

A general view of a soccer stadium from the vantage point of the goal.

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Former SMU star and longtime MLS midfielder Colin Clark has died at 35 of a reported heart attack.

Clark died on Monday, according to Coloradoan.com. The Fort Collins, Colo. native had a nine-year pro soccer career from 2005-13.

Clark played in 132 MLS games for the Rapids, Houston Dynamo and LA Galaxy, producing 15 goals. He also appeared in one game for the United States, playing 76 minutes against Haiti in the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

A number of Clark's former teammates, as well as the MLS franchises he played for, tweeted their condolences following news of his passing.

"He was a huge part of our club from 2010 to 2012, and an even better person off the pitch," wrote the Dynamo Twitter account.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Clark's family and friends during this difficult time.

May he Rest in Peace.