Murray State football player dies
A Murray State football player has died in Elizabethtown, where
he had returned after his first year.
Elizabethtown police Sgt. David Neary confirmed Friday that Jeff
Richard died Thursday but gave no further details.
The Hardin County coroner’s office didn’t immediately return a
The university said Richard, a defensive end, appeared in all 11
games last year, starting in the final three games of the season
and finishing with 21 tackles, including five tackles for loss and
a sack. Highlights include a blocked punt against Tennessee-Martin
and recovering a blocked punt for a touchdown against Mississippi
Richard played high school ball at John Hardin.