Former Ohio State University champion dies following fight with COVID-19, ex-teammates announce
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A member of the 2002 Ohio State University football national championship team has died as a result of COVID-19 complications, his former teammates said.
Ivan Douglas died on Thursday morning following a COVID-19 diagnosis, according to ex-teammate Chukwuemeka Nnamdi Onyejekwe.
Ex-OSU running back Andre Griffin also acknowledged the death of his former teammate with a tweet.
Douglas was part of the Buckeyes team who topped the University of Miami Hurricanes 31-24 during the 2002 BCS National Championship at Fiesta Bowl.
The 41-year-old was married and had two children.
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