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Autopsy: Former Giants safety Tyler Sash overdosed on pain meds

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An autopsy has determined that former NFL and Iowa football player Tyler Sash died from an accidental overdose involving two pain medications. The Iowa state medical examiner's office said Tuesday that a recent shoulder dislocation and a history of chronic shoulder pain were "significant conditions" in the 27-year-old's death. Additional studies will look at whether...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa to honor Tyler Sash with special helmet

The Iowa Hawkeyes will wear special No. 9 helmets during Saturday’s game to honor alum Tyler Sash, who passed away unexpectably this past week. The team tweeted a photo of the commemorative football helmet with the words, “On Saturday, we will honor Tyler Sash by replacing one Tigerhawk with No. 9 “ The No. 9 decal covers  the team logo. On Saturday, we will honor Tyler...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes release awesome Tyler Sash tribute video

Tyler Sash passed away yesterday in a very sudden and sad fashion. He was a star with the Iowa Hawkeyes during his college career and played in the NFL as well. It was a very shocking piece of news, as Sash was just 27 years old when he passed away. During his three-year college career with the Hawkeyes, Sash finished with 217 total tackles, 13 interceptions, 27 defensed passes,...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Sash found dead – no foul play suspected

    Former Iowa Hawkeyes and New York Giants safety Tyler Sash was found dead Tuesday at the age of 27. A family member came to Sash’s home to walk his dog and found him. He was found unresponsive by emergency service personnel and declared dead. The Gazette says no foul play was suspected. Sash was a two-time All-Big Ten safety at Iowa and left the Hawkeyes after his junior...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Former Iowa Star Tyler Sash Has Passed Away At 27

Some horrendous news out of Iowa this afternoon. Multiple reports are indicating that former Iowa Hawkeye star and New York Giants safety Tyler Sash has passed away at the age of 27. The cause of Sash’s death is unknown at this time. I don’t have details, but confident enough after some calls, Tyler Sash has passed away. More details as they come —...
Via College Spun
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Giants Safety Tyler Sash Tased, Arrested After Drunken Scooter Chase

Most police chases don’t involve a former NFL player drunk on a scooter, but this was the situation Tyler Sash put himself in over the weekend. The former Iowa Hawkeyes product and New York Giants safety was arrested early Saturday morning after leading Oskaloosa, Iowa, police on a scooter chase and being shot with a Taser. The sixth-round pick in 2011, who spent two seasons...
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyler Sash Arrested, Tased After Druken Scooter Chase

It seems arrest season in the NFL is in full swing just a few days following the 2014 NFL Draft. Former New York Giants safety Tyler Sash was arrested and charged with public intoxication after leading police on a brief and bizarre scooter chase over the weekend, the New York Daily News reports. Photo Credit: Phoro Via [RELATED: The 10 Best Undrafted Players...
Via Gridiron Grit
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NY Giant DB arrested after trying to flee from police on scooter

getty images Former New York Giants defensive back Tyler Sash was arrested Saturday morning after leading Oskaloosa (Iowa) police on a chase while riding his motorized scooter. Sash eventually ditched the scooter and tried to flee on foot, choosing to hide behind a tree. Once found police used a stun gun on Sash. Tyler Sash, 25, was charged with public intoxication and interference...
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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