Authorities say Hawaii running back Willis Wilson was found dead off of Oahu's Sandy Beach after a wave overcame him in shallow water.
Hawaii's athletics department confirmed Wilson's death.
A Honolulu Fire Department report says Wilson was among a group of three men and two women who were wading in shallow water at about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.
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Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013
Willis Wilson, a running back with the Washington Huskies the past three years, is set to join the Rainbow Warriors.
There are several procedural steps that need to be cleared before it becomes official. If all goes according to plan, by joining as an initial walk-on, Wilson is expected to be eligible to play this coming season.
Washington Huskies coach Steve Sarkisian announced today that he has kicked Joshua Perkins and Willis Wilson off the team for violating team rules.
Perkins was a redshirt freshman who had been moved from WR to Hback.
Wilson was a walkon running back from Lakes who was the #4 RB on the depth chart.
When we find out more we'll update things on the blog.
SEATTLE - The Washington Huskies suffered more attrition Thursday as two offensive players - walk-on running back Willis Wilson and H-Back/TE Josh Perkins were dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules, the school announced via email. Per the email, neither UW Head Coach Steve Sarkisian nor the University would have any further comment on the matter.