(CNN) – University of Oregon tight end Spencer Webb died Wednesday after falling from a head injury, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thursday. Webb was 22.
According to the sheriff’s office, police responded to the rockfalls near Lake Triangle, Oregon, where a 22-year-old man “fell and hit his head.” The man, later identified as Webb, could not be revived. Police say there is no evidence of foul play and Webb’s death “appears to be an accident.”
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Spencer Webb,” Oregon Football said in a statement on social media Thursday. “Our hearts are with his family, teammates and friends at such a difficult time. We will miss Spencer very much.”
Added Oregon Ducks head coach Dan Lanning, “So full of life every moment of the day. We will miss your smile and energy, Spencer. I love you!”
Webb entered his fifth year with the team. Last season, Webb played in 14 games and caught 13 passes for 87 yards and a touchdown, according to the University of Oregon’s website.
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