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College football player, 20, dies in tragic cliff diving accident

A COLLEGE football player has tragically died after a cliff diving accident in Oklahoma on Saturday.

Brexten Green, 20, “never resurfacedafter jumping into Grand Lake where his body was recovered later in 31ft deep water.

Brexten Green, 20, has tragically died after a cliff diving accident

Brexten Green, 20, has tragically died after a cliff diving accidentKrediet: Emporia State University Sports
The young football player did not resurface after jumping into Grand Lake

The young football player did not resurface after jumping into Grand LakeKrediet: Facebook/brexten.green
He was set to play his second season with the Emporia State football team

He was set to play his second season with the Emporia State football teamKrediet: Facebook/brexten.green
Emporia State said he will always be a part of their football family

Emporia State said he will always be a part of their football familyKrediet: Facebook/brexten.green

He was set to begin his second season with the Emporia State football team after playing as a red shirt his freshman year.

Delaware County emergency rescue received a call after the incident and recovered Green’s body.

Emporia State confirmed Green’s death in a statement where they mourn the beloved wide receiver.

It’s a terrible day for Emporia State football and just a devastating loss for the Green family,” said Emporia State football coach Garin Higgins.

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Brexten was a great teammate who cared so much about this football program.

It showed in his competitive spirit, his work ethic, and his willingness to be there for his family.

He will always be a part of our Hornet football family.

Green was an All-State selection by the Oklahoma Coaches Association for the 2020 Oklahoma Class A State Champion Wildcats.

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He was also District A-3 Player of the Year as a senior in high school.

His senior year team played an undefeated season.

In his obituary, the late football star is described aslarger than life.

Whether it was a flat tire, friend in need, or just hanging it out, Brexten was there and normally the center of attention,” die obituary lees.

His last day on Earth was spent doing one of the many things he lovedenjoying friends.

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Tributes poured in online after the devastating news broke of Green’s untimely death.

His funeral service is set to take place at his high school gymnasium wherewe are sending him off in true Cashian Wildcat fashion.