Garden City Community College football player Sean Callahan was found dead Sunday, according to a release from the Seward County (Kan.) Sheriff’s Office.
Undersheriff Gene Ward said the death was still being investigated as of Monday morning, though it had not yet been considered suspicious.
Callahan, 19, a sophomore offensive lineman who played in high school at Gardner Edgerton, received an associate degree from the college during spring commencement ceremonies on Friday, according to a post on the school’s website.
Callahan was found unresponsive at about 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at a residence in Kismet, according to the sheriff’s office release. Callahan was transported to the Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, where he was pronounced dead, the release said.
An autopsy is scheduled for sometime this week, Ward said.
"We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family," Gardner Edgerton principal Mark Meyer said in a statement. "When a tragedy such as this affects our school community, our top priority is to focus on the needs of our students and staff. We are a strong and caring community, and we will help and support each other through this time."