IU receiver in coma after Florida water accident
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University wide receiver Isaac Griffith has been hospitalized in critical condition in Florida following a water accident.
Griffith’s father posted on his Twitter account Tuesday that the redshirt freshman player is in a medically inducted coma at a Sarasota hospital.
Shannon Griffith wrote that he and his wife had flown from Indiana to be with their son. Griffith says his son’s vital signs are stable but that he remains on a ventilator.
He wrote that the 19-year-old was involved in a “water accident involving a rip current.” Other details weren’t immediately available.
Shannon Griffith is head football coach at Manchester University in northeastern Indiana.
Isaac Griffith set school records for receptions and touchdowns while playing at Homestead High School near Fort Wayne.