Maryland OL Jordan McNair passes away following recent post-workout hospitalization
Maryland OL Jordan McNair was hospitalized following a recent workout, and had to undergo a liver transplant as he battled for his life.
Sadly, the sophomore has now passed away, at the young age of 19, following complications from the medical event.
As you can see below, McNair’s high school coach confirmed the young player’s passing via Twitter:
The world lost a great person today. We will never forget the impact that @TheRealJMcNair had in our lives. RIP Jordan 🙏. Please keep the Wilson/McNair family in your hearts ♥️ tonight. pic.twitter.com/mP6RUOBzji
— Hakeem Sule (@McDCoachSule) June 13, 2018
Shortly thereafter, Maryland issued a statement on McNair’s passing:
Today the Maryland family mourns the passing of Jordan McNair.
— Maryland Terrapins (@umterps) June 13, 2018
Teammates, including current NFL WR D.J. Moore, offered their condolences to McNair’s family in this difficult time:
Rest In Peace Jordan McNair 🕊🙏🏾 Gone To Soon
— DJ Moore💫 (@idjmoore) June 13, 2018
McNair was a 4-star recruit in the 2017 class. The 247Sports composite had him rated as the No. 29 offensive tackle and the No. 7 overall recruit from the state of Maryland.