Report: UNLV football player suffers heart attack during workout
A member of the UNLV football team is recovering from a scary situation that occurred during a recent workout, according KLAS-TV in Las Vegas.
Running back Darran Williams reportedly suffered a heart attack on Tuesday morning and is currently in a medically-induced coma, according to the report. The coma is expected to last 72 hours.
The UNLV Athletic Department released a statement, saying Williams suffered a “medical episode” during a team practice on Tuesday morning. It occurred during the warm-up portion of the workout, according to the statement from the school.
KLAS-TV is also reporting that Williams is in stable condition.
Williams appeared in five games for the Rebels in 2019, taking 25 carries for 79 yards and a touchdown. He also caught two passes for 11 yards. This was Williams’ first year at UNLV after transferring from junior college.