Found April 08, 2012 on Down and Distance:

Former Gophers LB Gary Tinsley found dead

MINNEAPOLIS Former University of Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley was found dead in a dorm room on the school's campus Friday. He was 22 years old.According to University of Minnesota spokesman Chuck Tombarge, an emergency response team was not able to resuscitate Tinsley in a room at Roy Wilkins Hall, and he was pronounced dead. Early indications, according to Tombarge, were...

Minnesota Golden Gophers LB Gary Tinsley found dead

Twenty-two year old Gary Tinsley, a recent University of Minnesota football player was found dead in his dormitory room Friday morning, April 6. University Police Chief Greg Hestness “there was no evidence of foul play,” but that this death is suspicious, like most deaths that involve college football and college basketball players. More from Sports Kings: Tinsley’s roommate...

UMinnesota LB Gary Tinsley dead at 22

Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsely was found dead in his campus apartment Friday morning, university officials said. Tinsely, 22, was found unresponsive in his apartment at Roy Wilkins Hall on the Minneapolis campus, team spokesman Andy Seeley said. The cause of death wasn't immediately released. Emergency responders were not able to resuscitate him and he was pronounced dead...

University of Minnesota football player found dead in apt.

Gary TinsleyGary Tinsley, a linebacker at the University of Minnesota, who was finishing his classwork to get his degree, was found dead in his on-campus apartment early Friday morning.According to KARE-11 in Minneapolis, police were called to the apartment just before 7:30 a.m and Tinsley was down, on the floor, not breathing.University police say they don't believe there was...

G Armelin granted release from Minnesota

Minnesota has granted guard Chip Armelin his release from the program so he can transfer, clearing the way for star forward Trevor Mbakwe's return for a sixth season. The Golden Gophers announced Armelin's release on Monday. The sophomore averaged 5.2 points and 13.7 minutes per game. But his playing time dwindled down the stretch last season, and he requested his release...

Armelin transferring from Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS Gophers sophomore guard Chip Armelin has been granted his release from the program, the University of Minnesota announced Monday. He will remain on campus as a student for the remainder of the semester, however. Armelin, a Louisiana native, averaged 5.2 points and 2.1 rebounds per game this season and played in all 38 of Minnesota's games. But his playing time diminished...

Chip Armelin Granted Release

University of Minnesota men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith and the Golden Gopher basketball program today announced that guard Chip Armelin has asked for, and will be granted release from his scholarship. Armelin will remain on campus scholastically through the end of the semester.
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