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Emporia State University football player dies in cliff diving accident

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Emporia State University football team mourns the death of a player who died in a cliff diving accident this weekend.

Red-shirt freshman wide receiver Brexen Green, 20, died Saturday at Grand Lake in Delaware County, Oklahoma. "Garin Higgins, football coach at Emporia State University, said. "Brexen was a great teammate who was very concerned about this football program. It showed his competitiveness, work ethic and willingness to be there for his teammates. He has always been us.

Green is a state-wide receiver, defensive back, and helped Caching High School win the Oklahoma Class A State Championship in 2021.

The rescue team answered the emergency call on Saturday night and found him. Body in 31 feet of water.

Division II Emporia officials in Emporia, Kansas said funeral arrangements would be announced at a later date. Counselors are now available to football team members, students and staff.

– Field-level media