Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins Dies After Being Hit By A CarThe news of Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne haskins' death has been shrouded in mystery and controversy. The former Ohio State standout had just been hit by a car in South Florida. Though the cause of the accident is still unknown‚ the young quarterback was training with his teammates when he was hit. In recent days‚ he posted pictures of himself with the players. Haskins was set to turn 25 on May 3.
Haskins was a finalist for the Heisman TrophyDwayne Haskins is an Iowa State quarterback and was a finalist for the Heismann Trophy. However‚ his chances of winning were greatly lowered when his teammates‚ including Tua Tagovailoa and Kyler Murray‚ were selected to play in the final game. The Heisman Trophy is one of the most prestigious college football awards. The winning quarterback is determined by his performance over the course of his college career. A few weeks ago‚ Haskins was named a finalist for the Heisman Award. This award is given to the top college football player and is voted on by 929 voters‚ mostly sports journalists and past winners. During the season‚ Haskins has completed 348 passes for more than 4‚500 yards and 47 passing touchdowns. He also rushed for four touchdowns and has run for over a thousand. Haskins‚ a sophmore at Ohio State‚ finished the season with 4‚502 yards of total offense and 46 touchdowns. He also set a single-season record for most touchdowns in the Big Ten. In addition‚ Haskins' performance against Michigan helped Ohio State win the Big Ten. In the Rose Bowl‚ Haskins will face No. 9 Washington. Haskins' season at Ohio State has been amazing. He broke several school and conference records‚ including passing for four hundred and ninety-nine yards against Northwestern. He also led the Buckeyes to their second straight Big Ten title. The Heisman Trophy vote is an important honor for an athletic player. Therefore‚ Haskins is a strong candidate to win the Heisman Trophy.
He was a standout at Ohio StateDwayne Haskins' outstanding college career started under pressure when he was named the starter in November of 2017. He replaced an injured J.T. Barrett. His first place performance came on a gotta-have third-and-one play in the Big House. Haskins connected on six of seven passes for 94 yards against a stunned Wolverines defense. His booming performance sparked 17 unanswered points and led the Buckeyes to a stunning win over the Wolverines. During the time of the game‚ Haskins handled the praise with class and dignity. After completing his collegiate career at Ohio State‚ Haskins was drafted by the Washington Redskins and signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In 2019‚ he was a first-round pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The quarterback set a number of school records while at Ohio State. He finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting and set numerous school records. His illustrious career ended with a tragic accident. When Haskins signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers‚ he was expected to compete for the starting job. During his last season as a starter‚ he threw for 4‚831 yards and fifty touchdowns‚ setting several records. Haskins finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting after his freshman season. Unfortunately‚ he struggled during his first two seasons in the NFL. He was cut by the Washington Redskins in December 2020. In the two seasons following his release‚ he only threw for 5 touchdowns and was released from the team. While the Steelers are mourning the death of their star quarterback‚ the Pittsburgh Steelers' head coach Mike Tomlin called Haskins the hardest worker and a true heartbroken by Haskins' death. Despite the tragic events that occurred during Haskins' career‚ the former Buckeye was a standout in college football‚ throwing for 4‚831 yards‚ fifty touchdowns‚ and eight interceptions. His leadership helped the Ohio State Buckeyes to a 13-1 overall record and a Rose Bowl victory over Wisconsin.
He was hit by lightningThe passing of former Ohio State standout and backup quarterback Dwayne Haskins is a tragedy for the NFL and for the sports world. The young quarterback was struck by lightning while crossing Interstate 595 in Florida. The cause of the accident is still under investigation‚ but it was believed that he was walking on a limited access road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol‚ Haskins was pronounced dead at the scene. The Ohio State product was 24 years old. Haskins was drafted by the Washington Commanders in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft and had started seven games during his rookie year. Haskins' contract expired in December 2020. The Washington Commanders signed Haskins as a first-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Although he did not play for the team during the 2020 season‚ he was expected to compete with Trubisky and Mason Rudolph for the starting job. In training camp‚ Haskins was practicing with his teammates in Florida when he died in an accident. The passing of Haskins sparked widespread support from other N.F.L. players on social media. Haskins was supposed to be in Florida training with his teammates‚ but a dump truck struck him as he walked on Interstate 595. Haskins was pronounced dead on the scene. The incident occurred at around 6:30 a.m. on Interstate 595 between the north and southbound directions. He stopped to speak with the driver when he was hit by the dump truck.
He was struck by a baseball ballHaskins‚ a native of Highland Park‚ N.J.‚ was about to begin his fourth season in the league when he was struck by a baseball. His family had decided that moving to the Washington area would maximize his talent. He attended the Bullis School‚ which was known for its football successes‚ academics‚ and arts program. Haskins' death was a blow to the NFL community. The quarterback was drafted by Washington in the first round of the NFL draft in 2019. He was released by the team the next year. He was reportedly practicing in Florida with teammates Mitchell Trubisky‚ Najee Harris‚ and Chase Claypool. The Steelers signed Haskins as a free agent in March of 2021 and he was set to compete for backup duties after Ben Roethlisberger's retirement. Haskins' death is a tragic loss for the Pittsburgh Steelers and his family. The quarterback re-established his career in Pittsburgh and was widely regarded by his teammates. Many of his teammates paid tribute to Haskins on Twitter after the football star passed away. In the NFL‚ Haskins spent much of his time as a third quarterback before competing for the job behind Trubisky. Haskins' sudden death left many in shock. Haskins‚ a third-team AP All-American and Heisman Trophy winner‚ was tragically struck by a baseball ball while playing in a game in April. He was the sports editor of the school's newspaper and starred in its football program. A consensus four-star recruit‚ Haskins originally signed with the University of Maryland. However‚ he changed his mind after the Terrapins changed coaches. He chose Ohio State‚ where he played his college ball.
Devastated. — Mason Rudolph (@Rudolph2Mason) April 9, 2022