The Kenton (Ohio) High School product was rushed to a hospital by paramedics following Tuesday morning conditioning drills at Dix Stadium. The Portage County Corner later confirmed Heintz death. However, determining the cause of death will be part of upcoming autopsy procedures.
A Tuesday Kent State University statement . . .
"Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with Tyler’s family and friends, as well as Coach Haynes and the team, our athletics staff and our student-athletes,"
Kent State also lost a football player back in August of 2016 when junior center Jason Bitsko was found unresponsive in an off-campus apartment. In that case, the coroner eventually determined an enlarged heart led to Bitsko’s death.