Mississippi State football player Sam Westmoreland dead at 18. It is with heavy hearts that we report the death of Mississippi State football player Sam Westmoreland.
Westmoreland, a freshman defensive lineman from Philadelphia, was found dead in his dorm room on Wednesday night. The cause of death has not yet been determined, but foul play is not suspected.
This is a tragic loss for the Mississippi State community. Westmoreland was a highly touted recruit who had just begun his college career.
He was loved and respected by his teammates and coaches, and he will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.
We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. In the meantime, please keep Sam Westmoreland and his loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.