DALLAS Cowboys strength and condition coach Markus Paul died Wednesday at the age of 54, just a day after he was rushed to the hospital.
Paul was rushed to the Plano Presbyterian Hospital Tuesday morning after experiencing a medical emergency
Paul died surrounded by his family Wednesday evening. A cause of death has not been announced.
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones paid tribute to Paul and his work on the football team.
“The loss of a family member is a tragedy, and Markus Paul was a loved and valued member of our family,” Jones said in a statement. “He was a pleasant and calming influence in our strength room and throughout The Star.”
“His passion for his work and his enthusiasm for life earned him great respect and admiration from all our players and the entire organization,” Jones said. “We offer our love and support to his family in this very difficult time.”
“Our hearts are broken for his family and all of the individuals whose lives he touched and made better,” he ended.
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