Tyshon Dye Bio
Former Clemson and East Carolina running back Tyshon Dye drowned Friday after swimming in a lake during a family outing. He is a rising star in the world of football, passed away on Friday in a swimming accident. According to the Associated Press, Dye was swimming in a lake on a family outing when he drowned, apparently due to exhaustion. Dye was a running back for East Carolina and then Clemson. He was just 25 years old.
Former Clemson, East Carolina running back Tyshon Dye drowns during a picnic with his family.
Tyshon Dye Age
He was 25 years old.
Tyshon Dye Family
Former Tiger Tyshon Dye Tragically Passes Away https://t.co/Hg9hwf9mEQ
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Dye and his family were reportedly celebrating their holiday at Richard B. Russell State Park in Georgia, right on the South Carolina state border. Elbert County Coroner Chuck Almont told reporters that Dye was swimming in the lake, but he became too tired to make it back to shore, and he ultimately drowned.
Tyshon Dye Education
Dye’s degree from Clemson was in parks, recreation and tourism management,
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Tyshon Dye Early Career
Dye played at Elbert County Comprehensive High School before coming to Clemson. He was a reserve on the Tigers’ 2016 national championship team then transferred to East Carolina for his final college season.
Tyshon Dye Tributes
Tyshon Dye was with the Clemson football team from 2013 to 2016. During his time with the Tigers, he had 76 carries for 351 yards and five touchdowns in 17 career games. https://t.co/hpKCaRc95b
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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said everyone with the Tigers was heartbroken over Dye’s death. Swinney called his former player one of the “sweetest souls” he’d ever known and was praying for Dye’s family.
Tyshon Dye Death
All who knew him, both on and off the field agreed that Dye was a kind and sweet person. Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney issued a statement on his passing on Friday, expressing his sadness and surprise at the grim news.
A Gofundme account has been set up to help pay for the funeral of ex-Clemson & East Carolina RB Tyshon Dye who tragically passed away in a drowning accident. RIP #EastCarolina #Clemson #ClemsonFamily #ClemsonFootball #ClemsonStrong #CollegeFootball https://t.co/R2HOnf89AT
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