Former UB Football Player Dies After Collapsing During Workout

June 6, 2013 Updated Jun 6, 2013 at 4:26 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Credit: twitter.com/SaronHood

Former UB Football Player Dies After Collapsing During Workout

June 6, 2013 Updated Jun 6, 2013 at 4:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A former University at Buffalo football player died unexpectedly Thursday while working out.

Former Bull Saron Hood was at Texas A&M on an internship, finishing up his engineering degree. He was working out, collapsed, and was unable to be revived. There is no word on what caused him to collapse.

Hood, a San Diego native, played at UB from 2008-2011.

UB offered their condolences for Hood on their athletics twitter page:


Stay with Eyewitness News as we will have more information about Hood's unexpected death as it becomes available.