Former Ohio State football quarterback Dwayne Haskins has died after being struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning in Florida, according to ESPN.
Adam Schefter reported the news on Saturday morning:
Dwayne Haskins, a standout at Ohio State before becoming Washington’s first-round pick and playing in Pittsburgh, died this morning when he got hit by a car in South Florida, per his agent Cedric Saunders. Haskins would have turned 25 years old on May 3.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 9, 2022
Dwayne Haskins was training in South Florida with other Steelers QBs, RBs and WRs. He was killed this morning in South Florida when he got hit by a vehicle. Tragic….— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 9, 2022
Haskins, 24, had just been picked up by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team released this statement after the sad news:
Statement from Head Coach Mike Tomlin: pic.twitter.com/hI5QaKzBUq— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) April 9, 2022
At Ohio State, Haskins started just one season, and was eventually drafted by Washington with the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft.