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California University of Pennsylvania football participant Jamain Stephens, 20, has died, the college introduced Tuesday.

Stephens, a senior defensive lineman, was the son of susceptible Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman Jamain Stephens.

Central Catholic High College in Pittsburgh, where Stephens played, acknowledged in a assertion posted to Facebook on Tuesday his reason within the encourage of loss of life was linked to considerations animated COVID-19.

It’s unclear how he contracted the disease.

Stephens played in 32 games for California University in his first three seasons. The college was no longer taking half in football this autumn with COVID-19 neatly being concerns forcing sports to be halted by the Pennsylvania Inform Athletic Convention.

“Jamain was such an magnificent scholar with a smile on his face each time you saw him,” California University of Pennsylvania athletic director Dr. Karen Hjerpe acknowledged in a assertion. “His personality was contagious and he made this form of particular impact on all americans he met.”

A reason within the encourage of loss of life was no longer given within the California University announcement.

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