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Former Clemson running back C.J. Fuller dies at 22

Former Clemson running back C.J. Fuller dies at 22
Published On: Thu, Oct 04
Jan 1, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver Will Fuller (right) breaks the tackle of Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Gareon Conley (8) on his way to a second half touchdown during the 2016 Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Buckeyes defeated the Fighting Irish 44-28. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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FormerA ClemsonA running back C.J. Fuller has died at the age of 22, the school confirmed Wednesday night.

"Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies are with C.J.'s family," Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said. "I've known C.J. a long time and watched him grow up through the Easley rec leagues [in South Carolina] all the way through Easley High School. I'm proud of what he accomplished as a Clemson Tiger, most of all his accomplishment of being a Clemson graduate. Our deepest condolences and the thoughts of our program are with his family this evening. May he rest in peace."

Clemson did not give a cause of death. The Pickens County coroner in South Carolina told The State newspaper that results of an autopsy will take six to eight weeks.

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