Oregon standout tight end Spencer Webb dead at 22

Spencer Webb died in an apparent diving accident near the university

Oregon tight end Spencer Webb died Wednesday in an apparent diving accident near Eugene, where the university is located. He was 22.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office reported an accidental diving death on Wednesday night.

The post did not mention Webb, but his former high school coaches confirmed the young player’s death to the Sacramento Bee.

Webb was in the middle of preparing for his fourth season at Oregon.

"The Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to the rock slides just a short distance west of Triangle Lake at approximately 2:30pm after receiving the report of an injured person," officials wrote on Facebook

"There is no evidence of foul play and his death appears to be accidental. The victim’s name is being withheld at this time pending next of kin notification." Officials said

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