Oregon tight finish Spencer Webb died Wednesday in an obvious diving accident close to Eugene, the place the college is situated. He was 22.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Workplace reported an unintended diving loss of life on Wednesday evening. The submit didn’t point out Webb, however his former highschool coaches confirmed the younger participant’s loss of life to the Sacramento Bee. 

Webb was in the course of making ready for his fourth season at Oregon.

“The Lane County Sheriff’s Workplace responded to the rock slides only a brief distance west of Triangle Lake at roughly 2:30pm after receiving the report of an injured individual,” officers wrote on Fb. “Upon arrival, deputies discovered {that a} 22 12 months previous male recreating within the space fell and struck his head. Bystanders and responding paramedics have been unable to revive him. Lane County Sheriff Search and Rescue personnel responded to help with bringing him again to the roadway as he was roughly 100 yards down a steep path.


EUGENE, OR – OCTOBER 30: Spencer Webb (18) of the Oregon Geese runs with the ball towards the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium on October 30, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon. (Picture by Tom Hauck/Getty Pictures)

“There isn’t a proof of foul play and his loss of life seems to be unintended. The sufferer’s identify is being withheld right now pending subsequent of kin notification.”

Geese soccer coach Dan Lanning led the tributes on social media, writing, “So energetic in each second of the day. Your smile and vitality can be missed Spencer.”

Webb performed in 11 video games for Oregon final season and was set to be the beginning tight finish below new head coach Lanning. He had 13 catches for 87 yards and a landing. In 2019, he had 18 catches for 209 yards and three touchdowns in 9 video games.

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SAN ANTONIO, TX – DECEMBER 29: Spencer Webb #18 of the Oregon Geese catches a cross earlier than the beginning of their recreation towards the Oklahoma Sooners within the Valero Alamo Bowl on the Alamodome on December 29, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. (Picture by Ronald Cortes/Getty Pictures)

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