Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski Dies at Age 21

Oct 22 2016 Tempe AZ USA Washington State Cougars quarterback Tyler Hilinski against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

There was some truly heartbreaking news in the college football world on Tuesday night, as Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead in his apartment.

Hilinski, a former three-star recruit, was the primary backup to Luke Falk this season at Washington State.

Hilinski was the second-string quarterback for WSU and was expected to be the starter for the 2018-2019 season. Officers arrived and found Hilinski dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot would to the head.

Washington State coach Mike Leach and the school issued statements on the news. "He was an incredible young man and everyone who had the privilege of knowing him was better for it".

Annual 'MLK Day of Service' at the Foodbank of the Southern Tier
Before leaving the White House on Friday, Trump signed a proclamation recognizing Monday as the national holiday in honor of King. Today the nation honors the late Martin Luther King Jr. "The work that we're doing today, is one of love".

Curtis Granderson headed to Blue Jays on one-year, $5 million deal
He had a tough stint with the Dodgers late a year ago but hit a serviceable.212/.323/.452 (105 wRC+) with 25 homers overall. Granderson hit.212/.323/.452 last season, while also adding 26 home runs 64 RBI, and earning a 1.5 bWAR rating.

Kevin Sumlin sitting pretty with Texas A&M buyout, new job at Arizona
A&M hasn't won a conference title since 1998, when it was in the Big 12, and Arizona hasn't won a Pac-12 title since 1993. As spurned coaches and athletes are wont to do, Sumlin believes he has plenty to prove following his A&M tenure.

The Whitman County medical examiner will determine the official cause and manner of death.

His only start came in the bowl game against Michigan State, although he played extensively in a loss to Arizona.

Hilinksi, listed as a 6-3 sophomore from Claremont, Calif., completed 39 of 50 passes for 272 yards and two touchdowns against the Spartans in San Diego. Hilinski played in seven games total this season, throwing for almost 1,000 yards and five touchdowns. He was projected to be the Cougars' starting quarterback this season.

Related News:



Most liked

Close to the Brink on a Government Shutdown
The act restores an executive order from President Obama to protect 800,000 children brought to the country illegally. Congress should take statutory action to put into law the protections that are previously administrative.

Allen Investment Management LLC Acquires 758 Shares of Celgene Co. (CELG)
It dropped, as 44 investors sold CELG shares while 457 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc increased Cdn Imperial Bk Comm Toronto (CM) stake by 3.38% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

Vikings will play NFC championship game at Philadelphia
The drive started after Keanu Neal recovered a fumble from Eagles running back Jay Ajayi . "We just kept believing in each other. The Eagles host the Vikings for the NFC championship game as three-point underdogs at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday.

Singapore, Malaysia sign railway deal
Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Lee Hsien Loong (right) at a press conference in Singapore . The project's original goal was to have the link operational by 2018.

DeLong students celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
"I think it's important that we come together around equality and fighting for what I think is right", said marcher Travis Green. They spoke of how the Civil Rights Movement affected people from all walks of life with so many of them reflecting on Dr.

Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia
Halep next plays 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard. "It's been a good idea for a long time", he said on Twitter. The total purse at the 2013 Australian Open rose significantly, with the biggest jumps going to early-round losers.

Nelson Installed as Head of Mormon Church
Nelson was set apart as the new president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He said the church will continue to provide resources and manpower, to provide aid in times of turmoil.

West Ham aren't keen on letting Carroll exit, says assistant Irvine
Shrewsbury manager Paul Hurst said: "I'm very proud of the players but extremely disappointed with the goal we conceded". Chelsea have reportedly made a formal approach to land Andy Carroll from West Ham this month.

Ex-CIA officer charged with keeping notebooks full of classified information
Court documents say Lee had been a Central Intelligence Agency case officer since 1994. Lee and his family lived in northern Virginia until June 2013, court documents say.

WWE's Statement on Jey Uso's Arrest
Sunday and released later that day at 2:41 p.m. on a $500 personal recognizance bond. Uso was pulled over around 1am Saturday morning for a traffic violation.

Jessica Falkholt Dies In Hospital After Life Support Switched Off
In an emotional eulogy, Vivian's younger brother Paul Ponticello told the service what a safe driver his brother-in-law was. Jessica Falkholt has passed away following a Boxing Day auto crash that claimed the lives of her parents and sister.

Honor reportedly rolled back Android 8.0 Oreo update with EMUI 8.0
The company suggested that affected users can uninstall the MyJio app or 'disable telephone permission'. The Mi A1 smartphone was launched at Rs. 14,999 in India and is currently available at Rs. 13,999.

VAR Played A Crucial Role In Leicester City's FA Cup Replay
Reading's Icelandic forward Jon Dadi Bodvarsson got a hat-trick for the second-tier side who beat Stevenage 3-0. And he made it two in the 77th minute with the first goal awarded by VAR in United Kingdom football.

Former Motorstorm, Driveclub Devs Establish Wushu Studios
A new game development studio was officially announced on January 15th, 2017 and it already has some big names among their ranks. The studio is hard at work on a prototype for their new project, since September 2017, and progress has remained positive.

Alligator vs. python fight spotted on Florida golf course
Some people are afraid of snakes, while others have a fear of alligators. "The alligator seems to have the upper hand". It's not the type of rivalry many would expect to see on a golf course, but hey, it's Florida we're talking about.