New Jersey high school football player Xavier McClain passes away after sustaining a head injury mid-game


heyA talented New Jersey high school football player died Wednesday as a result of a traumatic brain injury during a game two weeks ago, officials said.

Mayor of Lyndon, Derek Armsteada close friend of McClain Relatives confirm 16-year-old’s untimely death Xavier McClainA sophomore at Lyndon High School.

Xavier McClain injured during game, then dies

According to sources aware of the situation, xavier He was injured during a game against Woodbridge on 9 September, when he returned the kickoff to start the second half and took a terrifying hit.

According to the outlet, game footage shows an ambulance being pulled over the shore after a devastating hit.

According to armsteadwho participated in the game, McClain According to News12, he remained in a coma at the University Hospital for nearly two weeks.

“Together we prayed for a miracle and hoped for a different outcome. I believe God knows better,” armstead Wrote in a post on social media.

“By your prayers, xavier Well fought. In the end, he succumbed to injuries sustained a few weeks earlier while playing football during an LHS Tigers game versus Woodbridge.”

“This news hurts because I know his parents, Lisa And Idealfor years, xavier And andres, his two sons, since they were little boys. Sadly, his biggest fear has come true.”

According to NJ.com, on Thursday morning the superintendent’s email informed Lyndon School District workers xavierIs going through.

According to the outlet, xavier Occasionally played as a freshman and was one of only a handful to take the starting spot on the school’s varsity team.



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