Ole Miss safety dies after team workout

Ole Miss safety Bennie Abram died on Friday after collapsing during the first day of team workouts, according to the Associated Press.

Abram, a 5’9”, 186-pound safety from DeSoto Central High School was believed to be jogging when he collapsed. Team trainers began first aid before Abram was rushed to the hospital.

The exact details of what the safety was doing before his collapse are still under investigation.

Abram transferred to Ole Miss from Itawamba Community College this past fall. An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday.

According to the AP, the high temperature in Oxford on Friday reached 57 degrees.

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