Freshman Collins Dies After Huntingdon's Practice

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Sam Collins, a freshman defensive lineman for Huntingdon College, has died following the second practice of the preseason.

Officials said an official cause of death hasn't been determined.

Montgomery Police Department spokesman Captain Huey Thornton
said Collins was pronounced dead about 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The college said he became ill following a morning workout. Thornton said the coaching staff thought he might have had heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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