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State: Sooners LB's death an accident

Oklahoma linebacker Austin Box had five prescription painkillers and an anti-anxiety drug in his system when he died, according to a preliminary toxicology report released Tuesday by the state medical examiner. The death of the 22-year-old Box two months ago was ruled accidental. In the report, the agency said the combination of drugs likely caused pulmonary edema, or fluid in the...
Via FOX Sports
July 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Report: Autopsy on Oklahoma LB revealed

An autopsy on University of Oklahoma linebacker Austin Box, who died in May after being found unresponsive at a friend's house, revealed a toxic mixture of prescription medications, The Oklahoman reported Tuesday. According to the toxicology report released by Box's parents, Craig and Gail Box, the 22-year-old football player most likely died from a lethal combination of painkillers...
Via FOX Sports
July 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Funeral set for Oklahoma linebacker

Friends and family of University of Oklahoma middle linebacker Austin Box were set to honor his life at a funeral service next Friday, The Oklahoman reported Saturday. A service will be held for Box at Emmanuel Baptist Church in his hometown of Enid, Okla., at 11:00 a.m. local time May 27. The 22 year old died Thursday after being found unresponsive by his friend J.T. Cobble at...
Via FOX Sports
May 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Sooner linebacker found dead

The Oklahoma football program was rocked on Thursday with the news that middle linebacker Austin Box has died at the age of 22. According to SI.com, a spokeswoman for the state Medical Examiner’s office confirmed the death. El Reno Police Chief Ken Brown says officers and medics responded this morning to a call of an unresponsive male who was identified as Box. The senior linebacker...
Via The Scores Report
May 19, 2011  |  1 Comment

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