College of Wooster football player dies after being hospitalized following Saturday’s game

Footballs are set out on the field during warm up before the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
(AP Photo/Ben Margot)

WOOSTER, OH (WCMH) — A Wooster student and football player is dead after he was transported to the hospital following a game Saturday, the College of Wooster reports.

21-year-old Clayton Geib was taken to a hospital on Saturday after he said he didn’t feel well after the game. It’s unclear how he died.

Geib was a senior chemistry major and a native of London, Ohio.

“Clayton was a wonderful student and member of the College of Wooster community, and beloved by many,” said Sarah R. Bolton, Wooster’s president, “Our hearts are breaking, and all our prayers and thoughts are with Clayton’s family, teammates, and friends.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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