Arkansas Freshman Garrett Uekman Found Dead

News came early this afternoon that Arkansas Freshman TE Garrett Uekman has been found dead in his dorm room this morning. An emergency meeting has been called for players at 1:30.

We are expecting releases from the Arkansas Athletic Department and the University of Arkansas police later this afternoon. We’ll bring more information as we receive it.


Arkansas has issued more info on Uekman's death. He was found "unconscious and unresponsive" in his room at approximately 11:15 a.m.
Robbie Neiswanger

Our thoughts are with the Uekman family. Garrett Uekman was 19.

Player reactions via Twitter

Garrett Uekman rest in peace my brother Watch over us as we continue to chase the dream u started with us. I love u and will forever miss u
Knile Davis (boobie)
Baby G.....RIP...... DOG POUND 4 EVER
Chris Gragg
Damn I still cant believe it. RIP G... I love u bro... WE WILL MISS YOU
Julian Horton

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