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Bryce Turner passes away

Terrible news as Bryce Turner has passed away.

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Update: Cal Athletics has released a statement on the tragic passing of Bryce Turner.

“Our hearts are broken with this unimaginable tragedy,” Director of Athletics Jim Knowlton said. “Bryce was a young man with a bright future and a valued member of our football team and the Cal family.”

”We are so deeply saddened by Bryce’s passing,” football coach Justin Wilcox said. “This is an extremely difficult day for everyone. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to Bryce’s family, friends, teammates and so many others who have been a part of his life. No words can accurately describe the pain we feel in our hearts right now. We’ll always remember Bryce and how he impacted all of us with Cal football.”

247 Sports has more information on situation, reporting that Bryce “was undergoing a non-strenuous workout on Dec. 30, when he collapsed and later went into a coma.”

Original: After a “medical emergency” on Thursday, Bryce Turner has passed away. Turner is from Lakewood, graduated from St. John Bosco, and spent a year at Long Beach City College; at Cal, he played cornerback and intended to major in film. He was 20 years old.

Several of Bryce’s friends and teammates took to Twitter to express themselves after the news.

Arizona State Sun Devil DeMonte King (who played with Bryce at Long Beach City College):

Women’s Basketball’s Mi’Cole Cayton:

And a number of Bryce’s teammates from the football team, including Derron Brown:

Vic Enwere:

Alex Netherda:

Luke Rubenzer:

Joshua Drayden:

A.J. Greathouse:

Ricky Walker III:

Traveon Beck:

Our condolences to Bryce’s teammates, friends, and family.