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Wayne Jones III's parents sue

Updated: April 30, 2013, 7:53 PM ET
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The parents of a Tennessee State football player who died after collapsing during a practice last fall are suing the university for wrongful death.

Wayne Jones III, a 19-year-old walk-on freshman defensive back, died Nov. 7 at after collapsing at a team workout. In the suit filed on in Tennessee's Division of Claims, Wayne Jones Jr. and Sonya Johns say an "unreasonable period of time elapsed before anyone approached him or attempted to provide any help" after their son ...

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