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Ex-Ohio State DB De’van Bogard dies in fire


2021-10-13 16:40:11 GMT+00:00 – Former Ohio State defensive again De’van Bogard died Tuesday in a fire at his residence in Elyria, Ohio. He was 27.

Bogard performed soccer at Glenville High School in Cleveland earlier than becoming a member of the Buckeyes in 2012 as a part of Urban Meyer’s first recruiting class at Ohio State. He most just lately was a highschool assistant coach in Elyria.

“With profound sadness, we are attempting to process the tremendous loss of a very beloved football coach, De’van Bogard,” Elyria City Schools posted to its Facebook web page. “We can’t say enough how loved, admired and respected he was by the Elyria Schools community and most especially by the athletes, coaches and families involved in Elyria Pioneer Football.

“The group is grieving his tragic demise. We prolong our deepest sympathies to his household and associates. We are deeply grateful for the influence he is had on the soccer program and its many athletes and college students.”

The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram stated the fire was reported early Tuesday and that fire officers stated the trigger was decided to be unintended. Bogard died on the scene.

Bogard appeared in 22 video games over three seasons (2012-14) at Ohio State, with a torn ACL ending every season. He was a part of the 2014 nationwide championship group.

–Field Level Media

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