The question remains as to the cause of his death, however Hazel Woods chief investigator for the Lincoln Parish coroner’s office confirms an autopsy is pending.
A roommate of Duplessis’ made the emergency call after the running back woke up with intense chest pains.
Bulldogs coach, Sonny Dykes express his heart felt feeling for the player saying:
“Tyrone was a valuable part of this football family. This is a tragic, senseless loss, but he made a lasting impact on this team, university and everyone that knew him.”
Tyrone played in two games last season and was planned to come back from a knee injury that sidelined him in 2010.
This is very sad news, our thoughts and prayers go out to Tyrone and his family. R.I.P
SOURCE: USA Today